CARLINGFORD (1869, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1869
Official Number:
125024
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Huron, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Spars measure 94', 96' & 98'.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Fitzgerald & Leighton
Original Owner and Location:
Robert Montgomery, Buffalo, NY
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
154.7'
Beam:
31.1'
Depth:
12.3'
Tonnage (gross):
470
Capacity:
30,000 bushel
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Dunkirk, NY.
Lake Erie.
Date:
12 Nov 1881
How:
Collision, steamer BRUNSWICK.
Notes:
Collision with iron steam barge BRUNSWICK, 12 miles off Dunkirk, NY; mixed up in passing signals, both vessels sunk.
History

1869, Aug Launched.

1869, Sep 7 Enrolled Port Huron, MI; owned Robert Montgomery, Buffalo, NY.

1869, Nov Sunk off Manitou Islands, Lake Michigan.

1870 Recovered & completely rebuilt.

1871 Owned Harrison & McKibbin, Buffalo, NY.

1876, 79 Owned Mericle, Dunkirk, NY.

1879 Stranded Horseshoe Reef, Lake Erie, near Buffalo, NY.

1880 Rebuilt.

1881, Oct Chartered to carry 30 flat cars & 1 locomotive with tender, Duluth - Port Arthur.

1881 Sunk.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Great Lakes News
Newspaper Clippings
Loudon G. Wilson
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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