CUMBERLAND (1844, Brigantine)


Year of Build:
1844
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Brigantine
Note: Scroll head, square stern.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
S.W. Turner
Original Owner and Location:
N.C. Winslow, et al., Cleveland, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
100.6'
Beam:
23.6'
Depth:
9.2'
Tonnage (old style):
195 87/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Milwaukee, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
19 Oct 1859
How:
Storm; sunk.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Sheltering from storm near South Pier in Milwaukee harbor, struck by schooner CURLEW, ran into pier & sunk. Bound Oconto, WI - Chicago, IL; no lives lost. Owned J.L. Adams, Chicago.
History

1844, Apr 3 Enrolled Cleveland district.

1847, Apr 9 Enrolled Cleveland, owned N.C. Winslow, et al.

1847, Jul 29 Collision with brig ELLEN PARKER near Buffalo, NY.

1847, Oct 6 Enrolled Cleveland, owned N.C. Winslow, et al.

1848, Apr 18 During gale, drifted afoul of schooner WYOMING, Mackinac, MI.

1848 Chicago, IL & Buffalo grain trade.

1849 Registered Cuyahoga Customs District.

1849, Apr 20 Enrolled Cleveland, owned N.C. Winslow, et al.

1851, Mar 10 Enrolled Cleveland, owned R.K. Winslow.

1853, May 27 Enrolled Cleveland, owned H.N. Gates & L.A. Day.

1853, Aug 24 Ashore, St. Lawrence River.

1854, Sep 11 Enrolled Cleveland, owned H.N. Gates.

1855 Enrolled Buffalo.

1855, Aug 10 Owned Wibert & Linder, Buffalo.

1855, Oct 28 Collision with brig J.K. GIDDINGS, St. Clair River.

1856, Dec Wrecked near Goderich, ONT, Lake Huron, cargo wheat, no lives lost.

1859 Enrolled Chicago.

1859 Enrolled Buffalo.

1859 Enrolled Rochester, NY.

1859, Oct 19 Sunk.

post 1859? Raised & abandoned near old Jones Shipyard, Milwaukee?

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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CUMBERLAND (1844, Brigantine)