MAGENTA (1859, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1859
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Green Bay, WI
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J. Laribee
Original Owner and Location:
A.S. Gregory, Green Bay, WI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
124'
Beam:
36' 1"
Depth:
14'
Tonnage (old style):
457 37/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Between Boston, MA & London, England.
Atlantic Ocean.
Date:
27 Jul 1860
How:
Sank.
Final Cargo:
Flour, oil cakes; sperm oil.
Notes:
Sprang leak & sank; crew rescued by RODERICK.
History

1859, Sep 10 Launched; enrolled Green Bay, WI.

1859, Oct 4 Arrived Detroit, MI with load of pipes, staves & hogsheads.

1859, Dec 14 Arrived New York.

1860, Feb - May Served southern U.S. ports.

1860, May 16 Arrived Boston, MA.

1860, Jul 7 Left Boston for London, England.

1860, Jul 23 Sank, Atlantic Ocean.

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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MAGENTA (1859, Barkentine)