MAYFLOWER (1844, Brigantine)


Year of Build:
1844
Official Number:
16400
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Brigantine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
W.E. Turner
Master Carpenter:
Alvin A. Turner
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
103' 11"
Beam:
23' 6"
Depth:
9' 5"
Tonnage (old style):
209 21/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Southeast of Port Sanilac, MI.
Lake Huron.
Date:
14 Nov 1867
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
7,000 bushels wheat.
Notes:
Bound Port Elgin, ONT - Buffalo, NY, wrecked in storm.
History

1844, Sep 17 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1845, Apr 2 Owned Jonathan Gillet & William B. Guyles, Cleveland.

1848 Ran Chicago, IL - Buffalo, NY with grain.

1851, May 1 Disabled in Lake Erie gale.

1851, May 9 Struck by steamer EMPIRE STATE, badly damaged.

1852, Apr 20 Owned R.N. Harman & J.F. Warren, Cleveland.

1854 Enrolled Cuyahoga, OH & Ogdensburg, NY.

1857 Rebuilt, 219 tons.

1860 Owned Boyd & Simmons, Ogdensburg.

1860, Apr 22 Aground Fighting Island, Detroit River.

1860, Nov 27 Ashore near Point Traverse, Lake Ontario.

1861 Owned Smith, Ogdensburg.

1861, Jul Collision with brig D. FERGUSON, St. Clair Flats.

1861, Sep Damaged hull, St. Clair Flats.

1863 Owned Smith & Hurlburt, Ogdensburg.

1865 159 gross tons.

1866 Owned Smith & Vickery, Oswego, NY.

1866, Jun Sunk St. Mary's River with iron ore; raised.

1867, Sep Aground St. Lawrence River.

1867 Enrolled Oswego, home port Chicago.

1867, Nov 14 Foundered, Lake Huron.

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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MAYFLOWER (1844, Brigantine)