WOODRUFF, L.C. (1866, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1866
Official Number:
14609
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Francis Nelson Jones
Original Owner and Location:
N.C. Winslow & B.S. Wolvin, Buffalo, New York
Ownership Notes:
Enrolled Buffalo
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
170'
Beam:
33'
Depth:
12.6'
Tonnage (old style):
630
Tonnage (gross):
548.90
Capacity:
27000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
1 mile north of White Lake Harbor, Lake Michigan
Date:
1 Nov 1878
Final Depth:
13 feet
How:
Ashore, dragged anchor in storm
Final Cargo:
33,500 bushels corn
Notes:
3 lives lost
History

1870, May Collision with barque GLENBULAH near Long Point, Lake Erie

1873, October 31 Ashore 10 miles below Port Burwell, Lake Erie;

owned, N.C. Winslow & Company

1873-74 Repaired

1876 Owned Vosburgh & B., Buffalo, New York

1878, November 1 Ashore, Whitehall, Michigan, Lake Michigan; owned

Thomas F. Murphy, Cleveland, Ohio

1975 Wreckage appeared on beach south of White Lake Channel

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

WOODRUFF, L.C. (1866, Barkentine)
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WOODRUFF, L.C. (1866, Barkentine)