QUINCY (1857, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1857
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Note: Plain head, round stern.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
C.A. VanSlyke
Original Owner and Location:
Elijah K. Bruce, Buffalo
Ownership Notes:
Built for Henry Fitzhugh & Dewitt Littlejohn, Oswego, NY.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Propulsion Notes:
24 x 36" engine. 18 x 7.5' boiler, 1857.
Dimensions
Length:
135' 6"
Beam:
26' 2"
Depth:
12'
Tonnage (old style):
396 2/95
Capacity:
12,000 bushels wheat.
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Cape Harreras, NC.
Atlantic Ocean.
Date:
20 Dec 1863
How:
Foundered.
History

1857, May 2 Launched; sister to CITY OF MADISON.

1857, May 16 Owned Henry Fitzhugh & Dewitt C. Littlejohn, Oswego, NY.

1857, Sep 10 Owned Littlejohn, president, Old Oswego Line.

1857, Nov 20 Aground, Milwaukee, WI; released

1860, Mar 15 Owned Gibson F. Williams et al.

1860, May 25 Owned Charles W. Owen, Ann Arbor, MI.

1860, Dec Lost in gale; chartered by Detroit & Milwaukee Railway Co.

1862, May 20 Owned Peter J. Ralph, Detroit, MI.

1862, Nov 6 Owned James S. Whitney, Boston, MA; 2 masts.

1862 Owned Carlos Pierce & Joames S. Whitney, Boston.

1863, Dec 20 Foundered.

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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QUINCY (1857, Propeller)