PATHFINDER (1847, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1847
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Oswego, NY
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
George S. Weeks
Original Owner:
Merrick, Davis, & Co.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
140'
Tonnage (old style):
325
Capacity:
450 tons
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Chicago, IL breakwater.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
3 Nov 1855
How:
Sank.
Final Cargo:
1377 bars railroad iron.
Notes:
Sank in gale entering harbor.
History

1847 Enrolled Oswego.

1848, Sep 13 Ran Buffalo to Detroit with flour.

1849, May Ran Oswego to Chicago with grain; 325.75 tons.

1852 Ran Sandusky, OH to Buffalo, NY in grain trade.

1855, Nov 3 Wrecked Lake Michigan.

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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PATHFINDER (1847, Barkentine)