RED, WHITE AND BLUE (1863, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1863
Official Number:
21301
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Madison Dock, OH
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
A & D. E. Bailey
Original Owner and Location:
James Butler, Buffalo, NY
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
163'
Beam:
31'
Depth:
13'
Tonnage (old style):
582
Capacity:
28,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Whaleback Shoal, Green Bay
Lake Michigan
Date:
10 Oct 1895
How:
wrecked
Final Cargo:
coal
Notes:
Driven on reef by a gale; wrecked, broke up; bound Toledo, OH to Green Bay, WI in tow of steamer OTEGO.
History

1863 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1863, Sep 23 Aground Grosse Isle, Detroit River with coal.

1865, Apr 3 Owned William and John Fitzgerald, Milwaukee, WI; 410 gross tons.

1865, Nov 24 Owned James R. Slanson, Racine, WI; 447 gross tons.

1868 447.34 gross tons.

1871, Oct 20 Aground Beaver Island, Lake Michigan with wheat.

1876 Rebuilt, 3 masts.

1882 Owned William Shaw and Brothers, Kenosha, WI.

1887 Owned Richardson et al, Cleveland, OH.

1889 Owned N. C. Alton et al, Lorain, OH.

1895 Wrecked 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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RED, WHITE AND BLUE (1863, Barkentine)