HUTCHINSON, C.J. (1846, Brigantine)


Year of Build:
1846
Official Number:
4360
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milwaukee, WI
Vessel Type:
Brigantine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
S. Forman
Original Owner and Location:
Champion J. Hutchinson, Southport, WI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
136'
Beam:
26' 1"
Depth:
10' 4"
Tonnage (old style):
141 42/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Kenosha Pier, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
12 Nov 1871
How:
Sunk.
History

1846, May 22 Enrolled Detroit, MI; 341.42 tons.

1846, May First voyage Southport, WI - Buffalo, NY with 16,000 bushels flour & wheat, largest load carried through the Lakes.

1846, Jul 17 Owned Samuel Hale, Southport.

1847, Oct 25 Damaged in Lake Erie freshet.

1850 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1852 Repaired Wells & Hills dock, Milwaukee, WI.

1853 Enrolled Milwaukee, WI.

1854 Enrolled Milwaukee & Chicago.

1856, May 4 Collision with schooner ALVIN CLARR, Chicago.

1860 Owned Ludington & Co, Chicago, IL.

1862 Rebuilt.

1862, Jun Lost mainmast, Lake Michigan.

1863, May 5 Damaged in Lake Michigan gale; repaired.

1864, Oct 25 Damaged in freshet Buffalo, NY.

1865 253 gross tons.

1868 253.87 tons; owned Chicago; US4360.

1869, Sep Damaged in collision, Chicago.

1869 - 1870 Repaired.

1871, Apr 19 Collision with schooner HELEN BLOOD off Wolf River; will rerig as schooner by Hanson & Skove, Manitowoc, WI.

1871, Nov 12 Sunk, 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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HUTCHINSON, C.J. (1846, Brigantine)