CITY OF STRAITS (1866, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1866
Official Number:
4393
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J. M. Jones
Original Owner and Location:
J. E. Dilman, Detroit, MI
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
134'
Beam:
29.4'
Depth:
11.5'
Tonnage (gross):
392
Tonnage (net):
376
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Ontonagon, MI.
Ontonagon River.
Date:
25 Aug 1896
How:
Destroyed by city fire.
History

1872, Dec 9 Struck centreboard, Detroit River.

1876 Owned Rice et al, Buffalo, NY.

1882, Sep 15 Collided with R.N. RICE off Harrisville, MI; towed to Port Huron by steambarge BUSINESS, then to Bay City by POTOMAC; owned Peter Wex, Buffalo, NY; major repair same year.

1883, Apr 4 Owned W. Perrigan, Oscoda, MI; barge.

1890, Apr 8 Owned F. Minor, Alpena; 2 mast schooner.

1891, Oct 27 Towed by ALPENA along with ANTELOPE & POTTER.

1892, Aug 1 Towed by steamer TEMPEST (1872).

1896, Aug 25 Burned; owned Nelson Mills (Penoyer Bros.), Marine City, MI.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Burton Collection
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
C. Patrick Labadie
Quayle, Detroit and St. Clair River Towing Association
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Peter J. VanderLinden
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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CITY OF STRAITS (1866, Barkentine)