BRIDGE, H. P. (1864, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1864
Official Number:
11202
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
James M. Jones
Original Owner and Location:
E.W. Hudson, Detroit, MI
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Propulsion Notes:
Fitted out with second hand rigging.
Dimensions
Length:
164'
Beam:
30'
Depth:
12'
Tonnage (old style):
553
Final Disposition
Final Location:
40 mile SE of Thunder Bay Island.
Lake Huron.
Date:
11 May 1869
How:
Collision.
Final Cargo:
Oats & 65,000 bricks.
Notes:
Collided with steamer COLORADO in fog, crew saved. Bound Milwaukee-Detroit.
History

1865 Readmeasured 424 gross tons.

1865, Oct 15 Ran Detroit-Buffalo in three days with 36,000 bushels wheat, remarkable record.

1868 425.52 gross tons.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Great Lakes Historical Society
Beers, History of the Great Lakes, J. B. Mansfield
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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BRIDGE, H. P. (1864, Barkentine)