CLAY, HENRY (1842, Brigantine)


Year of Build:
1842
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Huron, OH
Vessel Type:
Brigantine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Fairbanks Church
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
87'
Beam:
24'
Depth:
9'
Tonnage (old style):
163
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Bois Blanc Island, Straits of Mackinac.
Lake Huron.
Date:
7 Dec 1850
How:
Driven ashore.
Notes:
Crew & passengers rescued.
History

1849 Enrolled Cuyahoga District; 163.64 tons.

1849, Aug 29 Sprang leak, waterlogged off Tonawanda, NY.

1850, Dec 7 Wrecked.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
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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CLAY, HENRY (1842, Brigantine)