PARAGON (1848, Brigantine)


Year of Build:
1848
Official Number:
19688
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Brigantine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
DeGrote
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
212
History

1848, Sep 27 Ashore in East Harbor, Oswego, NY; lightened cargo to canal boats & got off.

1848, Nov 30 Ashore Buffalo Harbor; Kinne's slip.

1855 Damaged by collision at Chicago.

1859-60 Large repairs.

1860, Nov 12 Ashore Niagra, ONT; owned Scott & Hearn, Erie, PA.

1863 Owned Scott, Erie, PA.

1868 Owned Detroit, MI; 165.05 gross tons.

1868, Oct 22 Struck by tug after towline broke; waterlogged off Point Aux Barques; crew of 6, 4 lost, total wreck.

1871 Owned Grummond Detroit, MI; "a barge, formerly a brig".

1871, Oct 19 Stranded, Port Austin Reef, Lake Huron while in tow of tug DISPATCH, which was lost.

1876 Owned Hacket, et al, Detroit; 138 gross tons.

1879 Owned Grummond, Detroit.

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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PARAGON (1848, Brigantine)