BARNUM, MAJOR (1849, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1849
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Dexter, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
71'
Beam:
18'
Depth:
5.75'
Tonnage (old style):
65
Final Disposition
Final Location:
North Point, Two Rivers, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
14 Sep 1854
How:
Blown on beach, wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Loading lumber at River mouth, blown on beach. Wreck sold Sept 27 to a Two Rivers Shipbuilder.
History

1849 Enrolled Sackets Harbor, NY.

1850 Enrolled Chicago, IL.

1851, Jun 16 Ashore at Mackinaw with oats & flour.

1853, Apr 30 Ashore near Manistee, MI, Lake Michigan with lumber.

1853, May 4 Ashore south of government piers, Milwaukee Harbor, WI.

1854, Mar 15 Enrolled Milwaukee, WI.

1854, Sep 15 Wrecked; owned Jas. Nugent, Milwaukee.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
Newspaper Clippings
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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BARNUM, MAJOR (1849, Schooner)