PALMER, JULIA (1836, Other)


Year of Build:
1836
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Other
Note: Ship - figurehead.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
John Carrick & Co.
Original Owner and Location:
Colonel Alanson Palmer, Buffalo
Ownership Notes:
Great Lakes first full-rigged ship.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
107'
Beam:
26' 6"
Depth:
10' 3"
Tonnage (old style):
260 16/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Bay Mills Point, Whitefish Bay,
Lake Superior.
Date:
  1848
How:
Retired, used as dock.
History

1837, May 23 Owned Nathan Kingman, et al, Buffalo, NY.

1837, Nov 17 Owned R.H. Backus, et al, Cleveland, OH.

1838, Nov 10 Owned Mahlow Kingman, et al, Buffalo.

1839, Oct 18 Owned Francis H. Freman, et al, Buffalo; changed to a sidewheel steamer, 1 deck, 1 mast, to 8"3" X 26" X 11'5", 299 47/95 tons, low pressure beam engine.

1843, May 6 Owned Emanuel Reeder, et al, Buffalo.

1844, May 22 Aground, Mamma Judy Island, Detroit River.

1845, Aug 13 Owned W.F.P. Taylor, et al, Buffalo.

1846, Nov 20 Arrived at Copper Harbor after battling gales for 16 days; ran out of fuel & burned furniture, grain, portions of cabin to reach safety.

1848, Masy 25 Siezed by Canadian government for violation of British Revenue laws.

1848 Retired to west side of Whitefish Bay for use as a dock.

1847 Shown as enrolled, Michilimakinac, MI.

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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