BERRIMAN, FRANCIS (1872, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1872
Official Number:
120067
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Tonawanda, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Valued at $45,000.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Parsons & Humble
Original Owner and Location:
George Berriman et al, Erie, PA
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
183.5'
Beam:
33'
Depth:
13.9'
Tonnage (gross):
669.08
Final Disposition
Final Location:
10 miles off Sturgeon Point, MI.
Lake Huron.
Date:
7 May 1877
How:
Collision.
Final Cargo:
40,000 bushels wheat.
Notes:
Collided with steamer DAVID RUST, sank; two lost.
History

1872, Sep Aground Chicago.

1875, Oct Rigging & bulwark damage in storm, Lake Michigan.

1877, May 7 Collided with steamer DAVID RUST, sank.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
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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BERRIMAN, FRANCIS (1872, Schooner)