REBECCA (1842, Brig)


Year of Build:
1842
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Huron, OH
Vessel Type:
Brig
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
F. Church
Original Owner and Location:
Dorr & Webb, Detroit, MI
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
101'
Beam:
26' 2"
Depth:
9' 1"
Tonnage (old style):
213 35/95
History

1842 Enrolled Detroit.

1842, Aug Left Milwaukee, WI for Buffalo, NY with largest cargo of lead from Milwaukee; 125 1/2 tons.

1843 Collided with steamer CLEVELAND, Lake Erie; repaired at Buffalo.

1845, Nov Driven ashore at Point Abino, Lake Erie; cargo of flour removed by steamer BUNKER HILL; wreck broken up by Captain Norman.

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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REBECCA (1842, Brig)