PESHTIGO (1863, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1863
Official Number:
19663
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Peshtigo, WI
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Thomas Spears
Original Owner and Location:
Th. Beebe Company, Chicago, Illinois
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
161'
Tonnage (old style):
602
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Straits of Mackinac, Lake Huron
Date:
26 Jun 1878
How:
Collision
Final Cargo:
Coal
Notes:
In collision with schooner SAINT ANDREWS in fog & smoke, both vessels sank rapidly Two lives lost Crew rescued by schooner S.V.R. WATSON
History

1865 Owned Pestigo Company, Chicago

1871 Owned A. English, Chicago

1874 Repaired

1876 Same owner, described as a schooner

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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PESHTIGO (1863, Barkentine)