ICEBERG (1856, Brig)


Year of Build:
1856
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Kingston, ONT
Vessel Type:
Brig
Note: Heavily built for Arctic service.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Original Owner and Location:
Dr. John Rae, Hamilton, ONT.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Oswego, NY.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
17 Aug 1857
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
Coal.
Notes:
Bound Cleveland, OH - Kingston, ONT, lost on Lake Ontario.
History

1856 Built to go to Arctic to search for Sir John Franklin's lost expedition.

1857, Aug 17 Lost with all hands on Lake Ontario.

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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ICEBERG (1856, Brig)