MARQUETTE (1856, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1856
Official Number:
16396
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Newport (Marine City), MI
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
James Bushnell
Original Owner and Location:
Eber B. Ward, Detroit, MI
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
139'
Beam:
30'
Depth:
11' 2"
Tonnage (old style):
436 65/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Hope Island, Georgian Bay.
Lake Huron.
Date:
20 Nov 1867
How:
Sank.
Final Cargo:
20,000 bushels corn.
Notes:
Bound Chicago - Collingwood, stranded & sank in gale.
History

1856, Jun 18 Enrolled Detroit, MI for Lake Superior trade.

1859, Oct 6 Owned E.W. Owen, Ann Arbor, MI.

1860, Nov Collision with schooner MILWAUKEE at St. Helena, Lake Michigan.

1862, May 1 Owned Eber W. Owen, Newport, MI; 426 65/95 tons.

1862, Sep 24 Sunk in collision with A.J. WARNER near Cheboygan, MI.

1863, Apr 30 Owned Peter J. Ralph et al, Detroit, MI.

1864 Repaired.

1865, Apr 21 Readmeasured, 2 masts, 138 x 30.4 x 10.6', 331.53 tons.

1867, Apr 6 Owned S.J. Perry, Chicago, IL.

1867, Nov 20 Sank, 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

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MARQUETTE (1856, Barkentine)