SUPERIOR (1861, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1861
Official Number:
22387
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Builder Name:
Campbell & Owen
Original Owner and Location:
Campbell & Owen, Detroit, Michigan
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
136'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
11.5'
Tonnage (old style):
384
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Oak Point, Michigan, Lake Huron
Date:
19 Nov 1895
How:
Stranded
Final Cargo:
Light
Notes:
Broke from her tow, tug SAUGATUCK, in gale & stranded
History

1861, September 21 Owned H.N. Strong, Detroit, Michigan

1865, April 18 Remeasured, Detroit; 306.45 gross tons, 219.13 net tons

1866 Owned P.J. Ralph, Detroit

1872, April 27 Rig changed to schooner, Detroit

1879 Owned Blodgett, Detroit; 1 mast; repaired

1884 Owned C.C. Blodgett, et.al.

1890, November 8 Struck & sank barge BEN HUR, St. Lawrence River

1891 Towed PASSAIC with HATTIE & B.W. JENNESS

1895, May 14 Lost mainmast in gale, Lake Erie

1895, November 19 Stranded, Oak Point, Michigan, Lake Huron

1895, December 31 Documents surrendered, Detroit, "vessel lost"

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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SUPERIOR (1861, Barkentine)