BEMIS, CAROLINE A. (1849, Brig)


Year of Build:
1849
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Irving, NY
Vessel Type:
Brig
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
207
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Between Pt. Pelee & Cleveland near Black River, Ohio.
Lake Erie.
Date:
30 Sep 1854
Final Depth:
75'
Final Cargo:
250 tons coal.
Notes:
Sunk in collision with brig CAROLINE. Owned E.K. Bruce & Capt. Ferris, Buffalo, NY.
History

1849-52 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1852 Enrolled Sandusky, OH.

1853, May Went on rocks between Dunkirk & Barcelona, Lake Erie. 40,000 ft. of lumber thrown overboard.

1853-54 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

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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BEMIS, CAROLINE A. (1849, Brig)