BREDEN, JOHN (1862, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1862
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Pt. Dalhousie, ONT
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Donaldson & Andrews
Original Owner and Location:
John Breden et al, Kingston, ONT
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
130'
Beam:
25'
Depth:
12'
Tonnage (old style):
413
Final Disposition
Final Location:
4 miles off Lexington, MI.
Lake Huron.
Date:
21 Jul 1899
Final Depth:
40'
How:
Foundered during storm.
Final Cargo:
Coal.
Notes:
Bound Toledo, OH-Bay City, MI in tow of tug WINSLOW; 2 saved, 3 lost.
History

1862, Sep 6 Launched.

1865 356 gross tons.

1869 444 tons.

1871 Owned Folger Bros., Cape Vincent, NY (US13933).

1871, Oct 3 Lost canvas & yardarm off AuSable, MI, repaired.

1873 Owned Stanley & Reed, Chicago, IL, 316 gross tons.

1874 Repaired.

1875 Owned Smith, Buffalo, NY.

1875, Sep 26 Collided with tug ZOAVE & ran aground, Elk Island, St. Clair River; lost headgear.

1884 Owned C.F. Nagel, Buffalo; large repairs.

1885 319.13 gross / 303.18 net tons.

1886 Repaired.

1888 Owned Maythen et al, Buffalo.

1889, Mar 26 Owned A.W. Comstock, Alpena, MI; 3 mast schooner; 130.3 x 25.2 x 11.9; 319.18 gross / 303.18 net tons.

1890 Barge.

1894 Owned A. Westbrook, Detroit, MI.

1896 Owned John Schumhl, Detroit, MI.

1897 Owned J. M. Jones, Detroit, MI.

1898, Nov 25 Seized by U.S. Marshalls for claims by Ruelle Tug Co., Detroit.

1898, Dec 13 Sold at auction to Ronald Kelley, Toledo, OH.

1899, Jul 21 Foundered.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Canadian Registers
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Loudon G. Wilson
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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BREDEN, JOHN (1862, Barkentine)