GALE, S. F. (1846 - 7, Brigantine)


Year of Build:
1846 - 7
Official Number:
22343
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Chicago, IL
Vessel Type:
Brigantine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Ben B. Jones
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
123'
Beam:
24'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (old style):
260.24
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Fairport, OH, Lake Erie
How:
Foundered
Final Cargo:
Mixed Merchandise & Stone
History

1847 April 19 Owned Nilson

June 21 Collided with Steamer DETROIT at Chicago

1849 October 17 Struck by Schooner MIRANDA near Mackinac

1850 November 7 Struck by Schooner TELEGRAPH & sunk near Mackinac. Raised.

December 3 Driven against Lasleys Dock at Mackinac

1852 April 23 Owned C.H. Walker

August 12 Collided with Steamer HENDRICK HUDSON on Lake Huron

1853 October 8 Refurbished at Chicago

December 8 Stranded at Pt. Abino

1856 December Stranded at Pt. Abino

1857 October Stranded at Manitou

1858 March 19 Owned R.P. Cody

May 6 Owned A. Eldred

1862 April 29 Owned J. Farr, rebuilt

1866 October 24 Owned H.S. Healsten

1867 January 7 Owned A. Nilson

1869 August 7 Owned G. Jacobs

November 24 Dismasted near long Pt., Lake Erie

1873 Rebuilt, converted to a Schooner

1875 November 27 Owned J. Brik

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
Gerry Metzler
Newspaper Clippings
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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GALE, S. F. (1846 - 7, Brigantine)