LEWIS, WILLIAM (1855, Brigantine)


Year of Build:
1855
Official Number:
26245
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Oswego, NY
Vessel Type:
Brigantine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
G.R. Rogers
Original Owner and Location:
William Lewis & Charles Parker, Oswego, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
315
Capacity:
15,000 bushels
History

1855, Sep 1 Launched Oswego, NY; towed by BENTON in Saginaw & Cleveland, OH lumber trade.

1860, Oct Broke center board, Lake Erie.

1861 Large repairs.

1863 Owned Carrington & Preston, Oswego.

1864 Large repairs.

1867, Sep 5 Owned Detroit; ashore East Sister Island without cargo.

1869, Nov Dismasted Lake Erie during gale.

1870 Rerigged as two masted schooner.

1871 Owned Pervis, Detroit.

1875 Repaired, Buffalo, NY.

1876 Owned Joseph Sloan, Buffalo.

1882, Apr 28, Enrolled Port Huron, MI; 128.7 x 25.4 x 9.9', 238 gross tons, owned S. Hill, Buffalo.

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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LEWIS, WILLIAM (1855, Brigantine)