BURNS, WILLIAM (1865, Brigantine)


Year of Build:
1865
Official Number:
26215
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Chicago, IL
Vessel Type:
Brigantine
Note: Scow bottom & stern.
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Miller Brothers
Original Owner and Location:
William Burns, Chicago, IL
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
211
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Grand Haven, MI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
12 Aug 1877
How:
Burned.
Final Cargo:
None.
History

1868 187.35 gross tons; owned Chicago, IL; reportedly made a barge, schooner-rig.

1871 Owned Kirby, Furlong & Co, Grand Haven, MI.

1873 Repaired.

1877 Burned at Grand Haven, MI after several seasons in lay up.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Peter J. VanderLinden
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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BURNS, WILLIAM (1865, Brigantine)