RACINE (1853, Brigantine)


Year of Build:
1853
Official Number:
21183
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Racine, WI
Vessel Type:
Brigantine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Justice Bailey
Original Owner and Location:
Isaac Taylor, Racine, Wisconsin
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
106'
Beam:
26.6'
Depth:
9.6'
Tonnage (old style):
229.05
Tonnage (gross):
213.81
Capacity:
12,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Port Austin, Michigan, Lake Huron
Date:
30 Oct 1868
How:
Ashore in gale
Final Cargo:
Grain
Notes:
Wrecking tug sent from Detroit came back with just her rigging & outfit
History

1855, October Lost near Milwaukee, Wisconsin

1859, March 16 Owned T. Taylor, listed as schooner

1861, April 2 Owned J.H. Kelly

1862, April 19 Owned George Murray, Racine, Wisconsin

1862 Repaired

1863, May 21 Readmeasured, 273.22 tons

1864, March 25 Owned J.H. Kelly

1865, April 11 Owned H.H. McLane, Chicago, Illinois; US21183,

273 gross tons

1867, February 21 Owned J. Young

1868 213.81 gross tons

1868, October 30 Ashore in gale, Lake Huron

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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RACINE (1853, Brigantine)