LILLA (1846, Brigantine)


Year of Build:
1846
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Hatters Bay, Kingston, ONT
Vessel Type:
Brigantine
Note: Square stern, carvel built, standing bowsprit & scroll figurehead.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Collins & Powers
Original Owner and Location:
Matthew Thomas Hunter et al., Kingston, ONT.
Ownership Notes:
Joseph Pierson, Kingston.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
121.8'
Beam:
23.5'
Depth:
11.2'
Tonnage (old style):
182
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Kitterland Island, United Kingdom.
Atlantic Ocean.
Date:
  1852
How:
Stranded & exploded.
Final Cargo:
500 tons gunpowder, rum, arms & goods.
Notes:
Stranded in storm off Kitterland Island near Isle of Man, later exploded; about 32 died.
History

1848, Aug 3 Owned Delano Dexter Calvin, Montreal, QUE.

1848, Sep 1 Owned Charles Eleazer Levey, Quebec City, QUE.

1848, Nov 13 Rebuilt Charles Donaldson, Kingston; 118.4 x 23.4 x 10.9', 55 old style tons.

1849, May To coast; first Lakes vessel to cross the ocean.

1850, Feb 9 Owned DeNova, London, UK.

1852 Stranded & exploded near Isle of Man, UK, Atlantic Ocean.

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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LILLA (1846, Brigantine)