CASTALIA (1847, Brigantine)


Year of Build:
1847
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Sandusky, OH
Vessel Type:
Brigantine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Daniel Dibble
Original Owner and Location:
Marshall Burton, et al., Sandusky, OH
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
119'
Beam:
25' 3"
Depth:
8' 9"
Tonnage (old style):
241.82
Capacity:
12,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Cove Island, Georgian Bay.
Lake Huron.
Date:
4 Jul 1871
How:
Driven ashore, broke up.
History

1847, May 28 Launched, enrolled Sandusky, OH; owned Marshall Burton, et al.

1849 - 66 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1854, Aug 15 Collided with canalboat in Buffalo Creek.

1860 Owned M. Galligan, Buffalo.

1862 Rebuilt.

1864 Owned Seth Clark, Buffalo.

1866 Readmeasured 221 gross tons.

1867 Owned Detroit, MI by Loderick Brothers; US4270.

1870, Aug 25 Dismasted off Middle Sister Island, Lake Erie.

1871, May Rerigged as schooner.

1871, Oct 20 Wrecked.

May have also been issued official number 4383.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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CASTALIA (1847, Brigantine)