WHITE, KIRK (1852, Brigantine)


Year of Build:
1852
Official Number:
14041
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milwaukee, WI
Vessel Type:
Brigantine
Note: Topsail schooner.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
George Barber
Original Owner:
Captain James Porter et al
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
100'
Beam:
24'
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (old style):
184
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Pinnepog (Sebewaing), MI.
Saginaw Bay, Lake Huron.
Date:
14 Oct 1869
How:
Waterlogged & sank at piers in gale.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
History

1852 Sank, Milwaukee, WI.

1854, May 29 Collision in fog with steamer TRAVELER, Lake Michigan; laid up 4 years.

1856, Apr 12 Grounded on bar, Milwaukee.

1856, May 15 Grounded; sprang leak & sank in harbor, Milwaukee.

1860, Aug 25 Refitted at Wolf & Lawrence's dry dock.

1863 Owned Brown, Milwaukee.

1866 Owned Reeves et al, Detroit, MI.

1867 Converted to barge.

1868 123.83 gross tons.

1869, Oct 14 Sank, Lake Huron.

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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WHITE, KIRK (1852, Brigantine)