MAJOR ANDERSON (1861, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1861
Official Number:
16326
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Ira Lafrinier
Original Owner and Location:
H.J. Winslow, Cleveland, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
150'
Beam:
33.4'
Depth:
12.2'
Tonnage (old style):
568 11/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Two Rivers, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
12 Oct 1871
How:
Wrecked after going ashore
History

1861, Apr 11 Launched.

1861, Oct Aground at Buffalo outside Erie breakwater; released by tug RELIEF.

1863, Sep 3 Ashore Middle Island, Lake Huron; bound Saginaw for Chicago with lumber; raised tug WINSLOW.

1866 434.22 tons; home port Chicago.

1866, May Damaged in collision with steamer MICHIGAN, Lake Erie.

1867, Nov 13 Lost centerboard, Lake Erie.

1868 Chicago District 434.22 gross tons.

1869, Apr Collision with schooner J.M. HILL at Chicago, Lake Michigan.

1869, May Lost anchor & chain, Lake Michigan.

1869, Oct Aground Point au Pelee, Lake Erie.

1870 Ran shore of North Light, Pelee Island; after 3 days pounding, towed in sinking condition by tug MAGNET.

1871 Prindiville & Sullivan, Cleveland (?) new deck in 1871.

1871, Apr Aground Graham Shoals, Lake Huron with coal; collision with schooner W.F. ALLEN at Bar Point, Lake Erie.

1871, Nov 2 Owned Windrate Richards, still ashore at Two Rivers, WI.

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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MAJOR ANDERSON (1861, Barkentine)