MERCER (1849, Revenue Cutter)


Year of Build:
1849
Official Number:
17351
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Erie, PA
Vessel Type:
Revenue Cutter
Note: For U.S. Revenue Marine. Copper fastened.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Carrick & Bates
Original Owner:
US Revenue Marine
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
130
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Pointe aux Barques.
Lake Huron.
Date:
21 Nov 1869
How:
Ashore.
History

1856 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1857 - 60 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1860 Owned W.J. Mack, Buffalo.

1863 - 65 Enrolled Detroit.

1863 Owned Niles & Brewster, Buffalo.

1864 Owned Barse, Buffalo.

1866 Owned Robertson Brother, Algonac, MI.

1867 Rebuilt, Algonac, 85.7' X 22' X 8', 91 gross tons.

1867, May 23 Owned Henry J. Robertson et al, Algonac.

1868 US17351.

1869, Nov 21 Ashore near Pointe aux Barques, Lake Huron.

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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MERCER (1849, Revenue Cutter)