BERLIN (1854, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1854
Official Number:
2161
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milan, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
S. Ruggles
Original Owner and Location:
Thomas Hamilton, Milan, OH
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
112'
Beam:
25'
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (old style):
270
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Burnt Cabin Pt. near Pte. Aux Barques.
Lake Huron.
Date:
8 Nov 1877
How:
Driven ashore in storm & broken up.
Final Cargo:
Limestone.
History

1854 Enrolled Sandusky, OH.

1858 Grounded in Detroit River.

1861, Apr Capsized in squall, Straits of Mackinac, crew all safe, recovered by the tug LEVIATHAN.

1861, Oct In collision with schooner DAVID TODD, Buffalo harbor.

1865 Repaired, 1864, 3 masts, enrolled Cleveland.

1866 Owned John Gerlach, Cleveland, enrolled Dunkirk, NY.

1868 Remeasured 214 gross tons; enrolled Buffalo.

1871 Owned Johnson, Buffalo.

1874 Repaired.

1877, Nov 8 Wrecked.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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BERLIN (1854, Schooner)