BISHOP, H. B. (1847, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1847
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Also described as brig, 1848.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
G. W. Jones & Co.
Master Carpenter:
Jacob Banta
Original Owner and Location:
G. W. Walbridge & Captain Trowbridge, Cleveland, OH
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
121.1'
Beam:
24.1'
Depth:
9.5'
Tonnage (old style):
264
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Nottawasaga Harbor, Georgian Bay.
Lake Huron.
Date:
25 Sep 1852
How:
Ashore in storm.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
History

1847 Apr 13 Launched.

1847-52 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1852 Owned Oliver Bugbee, Buffalo.

1852 Sep 25 Ashore in storm.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
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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BISHOP, H. B. (1847, Schooner)