BUFFALO (1848, Brig)


Year of Build:
1848
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Brig
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
264
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Grand Haven, MI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
11 Sep 1899
How:
Storm.
Final Cargo:
Coal.
Notes:
Driven ashore on breakwater; crew rescued by 2 local fishermen.
History

1848 Enrolled Buffalo.

1849, May 8 Arrived Buffalo from Racine; nor'easter May 5 carried away fore & main top masts, fore top gallant, mast & yards; lay under Long Point 2 days for repairs.

1851, Dec 5 Lost deckload lumber off Pelee Island.

1852, Sep 23 Towed disabled steamer MINNESOTA into Buffalo.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
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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BUFFALO (1848, Brig)