BRUCE, E. K. (1848, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1848
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Bidwell & Banta
Original Owner and Location:
Buckley & Co., Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
119'
Beam:
25'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (old style):
240 39/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
1 1/2 miles W. Oswego, NY harbor.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
24 Oct 1853
How:
Stranded & broke up.
Final Cargo:
1,300 bars railroad iron.
Notes:
Bound for Toledo, stranded on rocks & broken up. Cargo & some rigging salvaged.
History

1852, Nov 13 Ashore, Buffalo Bay near shipyard.

1853, Oct 24 Wrecked.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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BRUCE, E. K. (1848, Schooner)