EMPIRE (1844, Brig)


Year of Build:
1844
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
3 Mile Point, NY
Vessel Type:
Brig
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
147
History

1844 - 46 Three enrollments Oswego, NY.

1846, Jun 3 Lost top masts, Lake Huron; repaired.

1847, May 21 Owned Oswego; ran on reef near Put-in-Bay Island.

1848, Apr 19 Ashore near Sandusky, OH in a gale with another brig EMPIRE of Oswego.

1848, Aug 30 Lost both topmasts in gale near Buffalo, NY.

1849 Oswego District; 147.35 tons.

1851, Nov 20 Wrecked Oswego with 1300 bushels wheat.

1854, Sep 7 Arrived Milwaukee with 2 large locomotives.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
Newspaper Clippings
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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EMPIRE (1844, Brig)