ALLIES (1855, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1855
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Oshawa, ONT
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Wm. Little
Original Owner and Location:
Farwell Bros., Oshawa, ONT.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
130'
Beam:
26.6'
Depth:
11.6'
Tonnage (old style):
379
History

1855, Sep 8 Launched Port Dalhousie, ONT; intended for lake & ocean service.

1859, Jun 19 Cleared New Baltimore, MI for Cork, Ireland & Liverpool, ENG with barrel staves & oak lumber.

1859, Jul 18 Dismasted in storm below Quebec.

1860, Feb 21 Reported damaged while enroute to coast of Africa.

1860 Owned A. Farwell, Oshawa, ONT; described as schooner.

1863 Described as barkentine.

1865 304 gross tons.

1866 Out of registry on lakes.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
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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ALLIES (1855, Barkentine)