ASHLAND (1844, Brig)


Year of Build:
1844
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Brig
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
D. Sanford
Original Owner and Location:
Pease & Allen, Buffalo, NY
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
104'
Beam:
24'
Depth:
9'
Tonnage (old style):
201
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Pigeon Bay.
Lake Erie.
Date:
3 Dec 1854
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Corn.
Notes:
Ran on rock, holed.
History

1844-1849 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1848, Sep 1 Struck stone Welland Canal, stove hole in bottom, damaged corn cargo.

1850-1851 Enrolled Oswego, NY.

1851 Rerigged as schooner, 2 mast.

1854, Nov 2 Ashore Point Pelee, Lake Erie with railroad iron; tug & lighter sent to assist.

1854 Owned Bronson & Crocker, Oswego.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
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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ASHLAND (1844, Brig)