YOUNG AMERICA (1853, Brigantine)


Year of Build:
1853
Official Number:
27508
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Brigantine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Francis N. Jones
Original Owner:
H. Mixer
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
129'
Beam:
25'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (old style):
346.29
Final Disposition
Date:
  1900
How:
Abandoned.
History

1854, Sep Sold to Charles Ensign for $17,000.

1855, Sep Collided with & sunk brig ALLEGANY, Lake Erie; ALLEGANY total loss; YOUNG AMERICA repaired.

1858, May Collided with schooner SURPRISE, Saginaw Bay, MI, Lake Huron.

1861 Enrolled Chicago, IL; owned Sturgis & Co.; large repairs.

1865 Enrolled Buffalo, NY; owned Farnham & Hodge.

1871 Owned Bateman et al; schooner, 242 gross tons.

1873 Owned Watson et al, Buffalo.

1874 Owned Smith et al, Buffalo; repairs.

1875, Nov Broken in two at Dunkirk, NY; rebuilt.

1883, Nov Went ashore near St. Ignace, MI, Lake Huron, cargo railroad iron; salvaged & converted to wrecking schooner.

1886 Owned Pridgeon Wrecking Co.

1887, Aug 16 Owned George H. Humphrey, Detroit.

1899 Owned W.F. Berry, Port Huron, MI.

1900, Jun 28 Registration surrendered, "Abandoned as unfit for service".

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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YOUNG AMERICA (1853, Brigantine)