SMART, DAVID (1845, Brig)


Year of Build:
1845
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Huron, OH
Vessel Type:
Brig
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
William A. Hopkins?
Original Owner and Location:
A.G. Turner, et.al., Detroit, Michigan
Ownership Notes:
Named for Port Huron businessman David Smart
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
96' 8"
Beam:
24' 7"
Depth:
9' 7"
Tonnage (old style):
203.15
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Northside of the Chicago Pier, Lake Michigan
Date:
2 Apr 1857
How:
Ashore in storm, broke up
Final Cargo:
Wood
Notes:
8 crew & 6 men who went to her rescue lost their lives
History

1847, October 18 Owned Charles L. Gager, Detroit, Michigan

1855, November Collision with brig CONSTELLATION in mouth of Buffalo

Harbor, Lake Erie

1855, November Damaged in gale on Lake Erie, drydocked & recaulked

1857, April 2 Ashore at Chicago, Illinois, Lake Michigan

Owned J.H. Einer, Chicago, Illinois

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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SMART, DAVID (1845, Brig)