BELL, JANE (1862, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1862
Official Number:
12782
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Campbell & Owen
Original Owner and Location:
J.L. Hurd & Co., Detroit, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
141'
Beam:
28.4'
Depth:
12.4'
Tonnage (old style):
447
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Geneva, OH.
Lake Erie.
Date:
7 Sep 1880
How:
Wrecked in storm.
Notes:
Driven ashore by storm bound Escanaba, MI to Ashtabula, OH, laden with ore. Crew abandoned next day, 2 drowned.
History

1862 Owned Duncan Stewart, Detroit, MI.

1863 Owned J.L. Hurd & Co., Detroit, MI.

1864-1876 Owned P.J. Ralph, Detroit, MI.

1865 Readmeasured 374 gross tons.

1865 "Ran in 28 days from Buffalo to Chicago & back thence to Marquette & back to Detroit - a remarkable record."

1876, Oct Ashore on reef at Pilot Island, WI laden with iron ore.

1876 Rebuilt.

1879 Owned Grummond, Detroit, MI.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Burton Collection
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Quayle, Detroit and St. Clair River Towing Association
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Peter J. VanderLinden
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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BELL, JANE (1862, Barkentine)