BADGER STATE (1853, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1853
Official Number:
2134
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milwaukee, WI
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Note: "Clipper-built"
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
James M. Jones
Original Owner:
Wheeler & Williams
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
150' 6"
Beam:
28' 4"
Depth:
12' 4"
Tonnage (old style):
491 06/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Sleeping Bear Point.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
15 Nov 1870
How:
Ashore, went to pieces
Final Cargo:
240 cords wood
Notes:
Bound to Chicago from Grand Traverse Bay, driven ashore. 1870, Nov 26 documents surrendered Chicago.
History

1853, Apr 6 Launched.

1853-55 Enrolled Milwaukee, WI.

1854, April 17 Ashore below Presque Isle, Lake Huron.

1855, Mar 9 Owned Chas. H. Wheeler, Greenleaf D. Norris, William B. Hubbard, Milwaukee, WI.

1855, Apr 23 Owned Chas. H. Wheeler & T. R. Roddes.

1856, May 17 Bound Milwaukee-Buffalo, sprung leak, cargo provisions unloaded, repaired Detroit, MI.

1857, Apr 12 Owned Chas. H. Wheeler, Milwaukee, WI & Lawrence Enos, Buffalo, NY.

1857, Nov Grounded with wheat, Belle Isle, MI.

1858, Feb Sold by Lake Navigation Co, to former owners.

1858-64 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1858, May Damaged in Hake Huron gale.

1859, Sep 28 Owned Chas. H. Wheeler, Milwauke & Miltin B. Griffin, Buffalo, NY.

1861, Oct 31 261 06/95 tons.

1862 Strengthened & rebuilt.

1862, Apr 1 Owned Sarah E. Nims, Buffalo & Benjamin Flint, Fremont, OH.

1862, Sep 16 Owned Sarah E. Nims, Buffalo, NY.

1863 496 tons, old style.

1864 Owned Andrew Holson, Buffalo, NY.

1864, Mar 7 Owned Andrew Wilson, Milwaukee & Thomas M. Wilson, Waterloo, IN; readmeasured 149.15 x 27.08 x 11.06; 302.52 Gross tons.

1869 Owned Godfrey Jacobs & Henry Ahrens, Chicago, IL.

1870, Nov 15 Wrecked.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
C. Patrick Labadie
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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BADGER STATE (1853, Barkentine)