VENICE (1847, Brigantine)


Year of Build:
1847
Official Number:
25556
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Rochester, NY
Vessel Type:
Brigantine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Benjamin Bagnall
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
253 43/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Pelee Island Lighthouse.
Lake Erie.
Date:
16 Aug 1879
How:
Wrecked.
Notes:
Stranded & wrecked.
History

1847-68 Eleven enrollments Buffalo, NY.

1848 Ran Buffalo to Sandusky, OH with grain.

1848, Oct Rebuilt Sandusky.

1848, Nov 30 Bound Sandusky to Buffalo, went ashore Long Point Cut with flour; released.

1857, Nov Ashore Sleeping Bear, Lake Michigan; owned Bruce & Johnson, Buffalo.

1860 Owned R. Johnson, Buffalo.

1861, Oct In collision on Detroit River; repaired at Detroit.

1863 Rebuilt.

1865 207 gross tons.

1866 Owned Prouty, Buffalo.

1868 217.67 gross tons.

1871 Barge.

1872 Repaired.

1874 Towed by Propeller WILLIAM COWIE along with HARVEST & ST. JOSEPH.

1876 Owned J.C. Hazen, Toledo, OH.

1879, Aug 16 Wrecked Lake Erie.

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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VENICE (1847, Brigantine)