GENERAL BURNSIDE (1862, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1862
Official Number:
10163
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Wolf Island, QUE
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Builder Name:
John Oades
Built on Bottom of:
QUEBEC (1845)
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
138'
Beam:
25.5'
Depth:
11.3'
Tonnage (gross):
307
Tonnage (net):
292
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Southeast Shoal light
Lake Erie
Date:
16 Jul 1892
How:
Foundered
Notes:
Foundered & sank in a NW gale; crew rescued by tug JOHN GREGORY.
History

1862-65 Two enrollments French Creek

1863 Owned Fowler & Esseltyn, Clayton, NY

1868 US 10163 307.54 gross tons; owned Clayton, New York

1871 Owned F. & E. Merrick, Clayton, New York

1872 September Collision with propeller B.W. GENNESS off Point aux

Barques, Lake Huron

1876 Same owners, Detroit, Michigan

1881 Repaired

1882 Owned F.H. Fish, Cleveland, Ohio, repaired. Described as barge

1885 Owned at Vermillion, Ohio

1887 June 21 Enrolled Port Huron, MI; owned Calvin Carrier

August 27 Owned Charles L. Thompson, Port Huron, Michigan;

schooner

1888 Major repairs

1892 July Foundered & sank Lake Erie

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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GENERAL BURNSIDE (1862, Barkentine)