WAVERLY (1853, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1853
Official Number:
26173
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Sacketts Harbor, NY
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
P. Ellenwood
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
344.6
History

1853 First enrolled French Creek, New York

1860 Owned G.W. Allen, Mendon(?); large repairs

1863 Owned L. Seeley, Rochester, New York; listed as brig

Large repairs; may have been rebuilt as brig

1865 232 gross tons

1866 Owned Lock, et.al., Buffalo, New York

1868 262.66 gross tons

1870, May 23 Damaged by lightning on Lake Erie, towed to Toledo, Ohio

for repairs

1871 Listed as barge; owned L. Webber, et.al., Buffalo

1871, April 4 Owned J. Bennett, Marine City, Michigan

1871, September 28 Broke from her tow in storm & beached near

Cleveland, Ohio, Lake Erie

1876 Owned Grummond, Detroit, Michigan

Date Unknown Rested on bottom of Detroit River

c1880 Raised from Detroit River; repaired for lumber trade

1882, October 4 Ashore near Point St.Ignace, Michigan; repaired

Springwells, Michigan

1891 Passed out

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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WAVERLY (1853, Barkentine)