CITY OF CHICAGO (1861, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1861
Official Number:
4333
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Note: Duplicate of CITY OF BUFFALO, CITY OF MILWAUKEE.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Peck & Masters.
Original Owner and Location:
Charles Ensign & George W. Holt., Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
437
Final Disposition
Date:
  1912
How:
Abandoned
Notes:
Last owned by Edward Hines Lumber Co., Chicago.
History

1861 - 1866 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1866 Owned Nims & Gibson, Buffalo.

1867 Enrolled Chicago District.

1872 Rebuilt as 3-mast schooner; 140.2 x 30.2 x 11.5'; 327.17 net tons, 314.82 gross tons.

1872, Oct Stranded at Alpena, MI, Lake Huron.

1876 Owned J.L. Higgie, Chicago, IL.

1878 Rebuilt.

1887, Sep 15 Ran ashore on Mission Point, Mackinac Island; cargo, railroad ties.

1890 Repaired, W.P. & S. Co., Chicago.

1892, Aug Owned I. Stephenson, Marinette, WI.

1898, Jun 12 Collided with State St. Bridge, Chicago.

1900, May Towed by LOUIS PAHLOW.

1912 Abandoned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
John O. Greenwood
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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CITY OF CHICAGO (1861, Barkentine)