BARWICK, BESSIE (1866, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1866
Official Number:
83146
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
St. Catharines, ONT
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Louis Schickluna
Original Owner and Location:
J.D. Graham, et al, St. Catharines, ONT
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
138.9'
Beam:
26.2'
Depth:
10.8'
Tonnage (old style):
329
Tonnage (gross):
296.09
Tonnage (net):
273.63
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Michipicoten Island, Pilot Harbor.
Lake Superior.
Date:
28 Oct 1887
How:
Foundered in gale.
Final Cargo:
Wheat.
Notes:
All hands ashore; in tow of CELTIC; bound Port Arthur-Kingston.
History

1866, May 26 Registered St. Catharines.

1870, Jan 3 Repaired Abbey's dry dock, Port Robinson, ONT.

1873 Repaired.

1878 Owned John C. Graham, St. Catharines, ONT.

1880, Nov 8 Lost foremast, jib boom & bowsprit; broke main & mizzen masts off in storm; picked up Lake Erie by tug MCARTHUR; towed to Rondeau.

1887, Aug Towed by steamer MYLES in Duluth & Kingston grain trade.

1887, Oct 28 Sunk.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Canadian Sessional Papers
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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