ANDES (1847, Brigantine)


Year of Build:
1847
Official Number:
402
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Toledo, OH
Vessel Type:
Brigantine
Note: Polacre rigged.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J. P. Arnold
Original Owner and Location:
Lewis, Beardsley & Fitch, Toledo, OH & Cleveland, OH
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
122'
Beam:
24'
Depth:
9.5'
Tonnage (old style):
268 19/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Madison, OH.
Lake Erie.
Date:
24 Oct 1868
How:
Sunk.
Final Cargo:
16,000 bushels wheat
Notes:
Reportedly sunk near same spot as MARY WILLIAMS.
History

1847, Apr 17 Launched; intended to do business between Toledo, OH & Oswego, NY.

1850 Ashore near Sackets Harbor; pulled off.

1851, May 1 Ashore new Sackets Harbor; repaired.

1852 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1853, May 19 With cargo of corn from Chicago to Buffalo, went ashore near the east pier, Cleveland OH & lost 11,500 bushels.

1854 Buffalo customs District.

1856 Enrolled Chicago, IL.

1857 Enrolled Detroit, MI & Buffalo, NY.

1857, Jul Collided with schooner J. F. WARNER, Straits of Mackinac.

1860 Enrolled Detroit, MI, owned C. C. Blodgett.

1862 Rebuilt; owned J. B. Scott, Detroit, MI.

1863, Jul 8 Grounded, Graham Shoal, Straits of Mackinac.

1866 Readmeasured 205 gross ton.

1867 Rebuilt & rerigged as schooner.

1867, Jul Dismasted; repaired at Detroit.

1867, Sep 11 Collided with schooner MOUNTAINEER, Lake Erie.

1868, Oct 24 Sunk.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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ANDES (1847, Brigantine)