UTICA (1846, Bark)


Year of Build:
1846
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milwaukee, WI
Vessel Type:
Bark
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
James Averill
Original Owner and Location:
George A. Rabb, Henry R. Peyson and Charles Walker, Chicago, IL
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
131' 5"
Beam:
25' 10"
Depth:
10' 7.25"
Tonnage (old style):
334 33/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Erie basin, Buffalo harbor
Lake Erie
Date:
 Nov 1854
How:
wrecked
Final Cargo:
barrelled beef
Notes:
Struck a bar entering harbor, heavy seas; pounded to pieces 1854, Nov 24 Cargo salvaged
History

1846, Mar 27 Launched Milwaukee, WI

1846 Enrolled Detroit; ran Milwaukee-Chicago with grain.

1847 Enrolled Chicago

1848, Apr Lost first mate overboard; ran Buffalo-Chicago with grain

1848, Nov Damaged, collision with brig RAMSEY CROOKS near Buffalo, Lake Erie

1849, Mar Damaged in spring freshet at Chicago, IL.

1852, Oct 16 Ashore Long Point with railroad iron.

1853, Aug 24 Sprung leak off Erie; badly damaged with merchandise.

1854, Nov Owned J. L. Leavenworth, Chicago; wrecked Lake Erie

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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UTICA (1846, Bark)