GERALDINE (1856, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1856
Official Number:
10154
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Wilson, NY
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Little
Original Owner and Location:
Luther Wilson, Wilson, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
303
Final Disposition
Final Location:
5 miles off Long Point, ONT.
Lake Erie.
Date:
18 Oct 1869
Final Depth:
50'
How:
Collision.
Final Cargo:
Coal.
Notes:
Bound Buffalo - Detroit in heavy weather; collided at night with schooner E.M. PORTCH & sank in 5 min.
History

1856 Enrolled Lewiston, NY.

1859 Enrolled Chicago, IL & Buffalo, NY.

1859, Oct 20 Collision with scow in Strait Cut, Lake Michigan, coal laden; repaired.

1861, Apr Aground Point au Pelee, Lake Erie; released.

1863 Owned Griffin & McDonald, Buffalo.

1863, Nov 12 Reported ashore on South Manitou, Lake Michigan, cargo wheat.

1864 Repaired.

1864 Enrolled Milwaukee, WI.

1864 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1865 Owned W.H. Ingram, Buffalo.

1866 Owned W.T. Richmond, Buffalo; repaired.

1867, May Aground on reef near Buffalo with railroad iron.

1868 232.04 gross tons; owned Buffalo party; referred to as a schooner.

1869, Jul Damaged by collision at Buffalo.

1869, Oct 18 Sunk, Lake Erie.

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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GERALDINE (1856, Barkentine)