TUSCARORA (1847, Brigantine)


Year of Build:
1847
Construction and Ownership
Vessel Type:
Brigantine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
253.45
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Chicago, Illinois, Lake Michigan
Date:
16 Oct 1855
How:
Wrecked
Final Cargo:
Coal
Notes:
Bound Buffalo to Chicago, Illinois, wrecked in storm; crew rescued by metal lifeboats
History

1847-55 Five enrollments, Buffalo, New York

1848 Ran Erie to Buffalo with coal; later to Chicago with grain

1852, September Ran Grand River to Buffalo, New York with 1500

railroad ties & 2,200 feet lumber

1855, October 16 Wrecked, Lake Michigan

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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TUSCARORA (1847, Brigantine)