LOWELL (1848, Brigantine)


Year of Build:
1848
Official Number:
14666
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Brigantine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Jones & Bagnall
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
122'
Beam:
24'
Depth:
9'
Tonnage (old style):
255.90
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Cove Island, Georgian Bay.
Lake Huron.
Date:
22 Sep 1871
How:
Wrecked.
Notes:
Driven aground & stuck fast, crew & rigging saved, vessel broke up in storm.
History

1848 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1849, Mar 12 Damaged in freshet, Chicago, IL.

1850 May Struck rock in Lake St. Francis, St. Lawrence River, sunk, raised & repaired.

1852, Jul 1 Lost fore top gallant mast in storm off Chicago.

1853, Sep 17 Damaged in Lake Michigan gale near Chicago.

1854, Oct Leaking, Lake Michigan.

1855, May 14 Owned Charles G. Kilton, Detroit, MI.

1856 Enrolled Chicago.

1856, May Aground Saginaw River, Lake Huron; released.

1858, May Aground on reef off Baileys Harbor, WI; sunk, raised & repaired.

1860 Owned J.F. Stafford, Chicago.

1861, Jul Sunk canal boat at Chicago; large repairs.

1861, Oct Sprung foremast, Milwaukee, WI.

1863 Owned E.H. Ferris, Chicago.

1866 Owned Spaulding, Chicago.

1868 Same owner, readmeasured 202.51 gross tons.

1869, Jul Damaged in collision with schooner MAJOR FERRY off Montague, Lake Michigan.

1869, Sep Grounded Sturgeon Bay, Lake Michigan.

1871, Sep 22 Wrecked, Lake Huron.

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

LOWELL (1848, Brigantine)
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LOWELL (1848, Brigantine)