CUBA (1844, Brig)


Year of Build:
1844
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Point Peninsula, NY
Vessel Type:
Brig
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
89'
Beam:
0'
Depth:
0'
Tonnage (old style):
139
Final Disposition
Final Location:
40 miles below Niagara, near Point Breeze.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
6 May 1847
Final Cargo:
5955 bushels wheat.
Notes:
Collision with propeller GENESEE CHIEF; bound Sandusky, OH - Oswego, NY.
History

1846 Noted as schooner.

1847, May 6 Sunk by collision, Lake Ontario; owned Henry Fitzhugh & Co., Oswego, NY.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
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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CUBA (1844, Brig)