MANCHESTER (1847, Brigantine)


Year of Build:
1847
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Metcalf, ONT
Vessel Type:
Brigantine
Note: Hermaphrodite brigantine.
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
John Oades
Original Owner and Location:
Charles Smith, Kingston, ONT.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
127.8'
Beam:
24.3'
Depth:
9.4'
Tonnage (old style):
253
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Madison Dock.
Lake Erie.
Date:
23 Apr 1859
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Oak timbers.
Notes:
Bound Saint Clair River for Kingston, ONT, sprang a leak, beached & broke in two; 3 lives lost.
History

1855, Jan 22 Owned Andrew Drummond.

1856, Feb 14 Owned Thomas Kilpatrick, Kingston.

1858, Jan 16 Owned Joseph Forsyth, QUE.

1858, Apr 15 Aground Elk Island, St. Clair River.

1859, Apr 23 Wrecked Lake Erie; owned Fowler & Esselstyn, Clayton.

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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MANCHESTER (1847, Brigantine)