HUBBY, L.M. (1855, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1855
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Stevens & Presley
Original Owner and Location:
Hubby, Hughes & Co., Cleveland, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
145'
Beam:
26' 3"
Depth:
12'
Tonnage (old style):
398
Capacity:
20,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Point Betsey.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
8 Aug 1855
How:
Capsized.
Final Cargo:
80 tons sand in ballast.
Notes:
Bound from Chicago, capsized in gale; 10 of 11 crew lost.
History

1855, Apr Launched.

1855, Aug 8 Sank, 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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HUBBY, L.M. (1855, Barkentine)