VAN VALKENBURGH, D.A. (1866, Bark)


Year of Build:
1866
Official Number:
6318
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Tonawanda, NY
Vessel Type:
Bark
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Albert Little
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
167'
Beam:
34'
Depth:
12'
Tonnage (gross):
539
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Between Jacksonport & Whitefish Bay, MI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
15 Sep 1881
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
30,000 bushels corn.
Notes:
Bound Chicago, IL for Bufffalo, NY, she went on the rocks in gale & was pounded to pieces; 7 of 8 crew lost.
History

1871 Owned Winslow, Buffalo, NY.

1872 Ashore Pigeon Bay, damaged; repaired Detroit Dry Dock.

1876 Owned Wells & Co., Milwaukee.

1874, May Collided with schooner ACTIVE, Lake Michigan.

1881, Sep 15 Owned Hood & MacMillan, Chicago; wrecked Lake Michigan.

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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VAN VALKENBURGH, D.A. (1866, Bark)