GARDNER, F.B. (1855, Brigantine)


Year of Build:
1855
Official Number:
9198
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Sheboygan, WI
Vessel Type:
Brigantine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
A. Gilson
Original Owner and Location:
F.B. Gardener, Chicago, Illinois
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
177.2'
Beam:
31.3'
Depth:
10.1'
Tonnage (old style):
460
Final Disposition
Final Location:
7 miles north of Port Sanilac, Michigan, Lake Huron
Date:
15 Sep 1904
Final Depth:
50 feet
How:
Fire
History

1855 May 13 Launched at Sheboygan, Wisconsin

1866 Rebuilt & lengthened, made a Barkentine

1871 Owned H.K. Elkins, Chicago, Illinois

1879 Wrecked near Buffalo, New York

1882 October 21 Struck by schooner REPUBLIC while at anchor at Port Huron, Michigan

1904 Owned J.C. Pringle, St. Claire, MI

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Newspaper Clippings
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
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

GARDNER, F.B. (1855, Brigantine)
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GARDNER, F.B. (1855, Brigantine)