DEAN, JULIA (1853, Brigantine)


Year of Build:
1853
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Brigantine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Peck & Masters.
Original Owner and Location:
Col. B.S. Shepard & P.S. Marsh, Cleveland, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
148'
Beam:
30'
Depth:
12' 1"
Tonnage (old style):
498.28
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Isle Aux Galets (Skillaglee), MI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
6 Oct 1855
How:
Wrecked on reef.
Final Cargo:
Grain.
Notes:
Bound Chicago, IL - Buffalo, NY, stranded & wrecked on reef. Skipper claimed lured into false light set out by Mormons from Beaver Island. Later dismasted & pounded to pieces.
History

1854, Jan Launched.

1854 Enrolled Chicago Customs District.

1855, Oct Split sails, Lake Michigan.

1855, Oct 24 Wrecked, Skillagalee, MI, Lake Michigan.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
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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DEAN, JULIA (1853, Brigantine)