BARTON, AGNES (1835, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1835
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
73'
Beam:
23'
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (old style):
110
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Offshore between Conneaut, OH & Erie, PA.
Lake Erie.
Date:
8 Aug 1855
Final Depth:
30
How:
Leak, foundered.
Final Cargo:
Coal.
Notes:
1.5 miles offshore; 1.5 miles from Conneaut Light; bound Cleveland-Buffalo.
History

1835-42 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1842 Rebuilt, 155 tons, lengthened to 92'.

1843 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1846 Enrolled Buffalo.

1847, May 25 Ran on reef Grand River, ONT; refloated.

1849-50 Owned Fox & Bruce, Buffalo.

1849, Apr 10 Vessel libeled by ship chandlers for $1785.

1851-54 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1854 Enrolled Detroit & Miami Customs Districts.

1855, Aug 8 Foundered & sank.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
Newspaper Clippings
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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BARTON, AGNES (1835, Schooner)