BARNEY, F. T. (1856, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1856
Official Number:
9535
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Vermilion, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
William Cheney
Original Owner:
Lewis Wells
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
126'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (old style):
354
Final Disposition
Final Location:
About 25 miles NW of Presque Isle, MI.
Lake Huron.
Date:
23 Oct 1868
Final Depth:
100+/-
How:
Collided with schooner TRACY J. BRONSON & sank.
Notes:
Bound Cleveland-Milwaukee. 1987 Wreck discovered.
History

1857, Nov 23 Ashore 16 miles south of Goderich, ONT, Lake Huron with railroad iron & wood. Released, towed to Detroit.

1859 Owned Lewis Wells & Harvey L. Harvill, Vermilion, OH.

1862 Repaired.

1863 Owned Louis Wells; repaired.

1865 Owned Lewis Wells & A.A. Leonard, Vermilion, OH.; 254.81 gross tons, 126.42 x 26.35 x 10.75.

1868, Oct 23 Sank.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Bowling Green State University, Historical Collections of the Great Lakes
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
C. Patrick Labadie
Newspaper Clippings
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
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

BARNEY, F. T. (1856, Schooner)
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BARNEY, F. T. (1856, Schooner)