SUCCESS (1840, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1840
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Tenasserim, BURMA
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Natmoo Shipyard
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
117'
Beam:
27'
Depth:
23'
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Port Clinton, Ohio, Lake Erie
How:
Fire
History

1840 Built for silk & emmigrant trade

1857 Converted to prison ship, stationed at Sydney, Australia

1885 Abandoned & scuttled

1891 Raised, toured world as a "convict ship" museum

1912 Came to United States

1939 Retired at Port Clinton, Ohio; burned by vandals

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188

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SUCCESS (1840, Barkentine)