MASTEN, JOSEPH G. (1867, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1867
Official Number:
13750
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Note: Also listed as schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Quayle & Martin
Original Owner and Location:
Captain Frank Perew, Buffalo, New York
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
186.6'
Beam:
33.7'
Depth:
13.3'
Tonnage (gross):
620.52
Tonnage (net):
589.5
Capacity:
45,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
North of Two Rivers, Wisconsin, Lake Michigan
Date:
4 Dec 1897
How:
wrecked
Final Cargo:
1174 tons of soft coal
Notes:
Ashore & wrecked in fog; bound Lorain, OH for Milwaukee, WI 1898, Jun 8 Wreck sunk in quicksand, Sturgeon Bay, WI
History

Vessel named after Captain Perew's friend, a Buffalo Judge

1867 Enrolled Buffalo, New York

1870, May 28 Ashore Spectacle Reef, Michigan, Lake Huron; later large

repairs

1871, Sep 12 Struck & sunk MAID OF THE MIST, Saint Clair, Michigan

1877, May 1 Rig changed to schooner, Buffalo, NY

1878, Sep 24 Dismasted at Amsterdam, Lake Michigan with coal bound for Chicago

1880, April 12 Ashore 6 miles above Oscoda, Michigan

1882-1884 Towed by J.B.LYON

1884, Sep 17 Broke away from tow of propeller KEYSTONE, Lake

Michigan

1884, September 29 Owned G.L. Colwell, Harrisville, Michigan

1885, June Ashore with heavy damage, South Fox Island, Lake Michigan

1886 General rebuild

1887 Towed by KEYSTONE

1887, March 31 Owned Thomas Axworthy

1889, Mar 11 Owned F. B. Case, Norwalk, OH

1889, April 17 Ran ore & coal trades between Ashland, Cleveland, Ohio

& Buffalo, New York

1893, October 15 Ashore Racine harbor piers, Wisconsin, Lake Michigan

1894, Mar 30 Chartered to run lumber trade between Duluth, Minnesota

& Bay City, Michigan

1897, December 4 Stranded north of Two Rivers, Wisconsin, Lake Michigan

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

MASTEN, JOSEPH G. (1867, Barkentine)
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MASTEN, JOSEPH G. (1867, Barkentine)