MONTMORENCY (1853, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1853
Official Number:
16347
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Clayton, NY
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Builder Name:
S.G. Johnson
Built on Bottom of:
SOVEREIGN OF THE LAKES
Original Owner:
M.F. Merrick & Co.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
136.3'
Beam:
26.1'
Depth:
11.5'
Tonnage (gross):
298.91
Tonnage (net):
283
Final Disposition
Final Location:
W. side Big Charity Island; Saginaw Bay.
Lake Huron.
Date:
19 May 1901
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Stranded in fog & broke up. 1901, Jun 5 Documents surrendered; total loss.
History

1866 Enrolled French Creek.

1871, Aug Ashore in fog near Gratiot Light.

1875 Repaired.

1877 New decks.

1880 Towed by NIAGARA.

1882 Marquette ore trade; towed by NIAGARA.

1883 Ran Ashtabula, OH - Marquette, MI.

1888, Feb 15 Owned Jacobs & Frink.

1889 Towed by OTEGO.

1892, Mar Owned Fred Woodruff, Cleveland, OH; Lake Superior stone trade.

1892, Nov 24 Ashore Canadian side Detroit River; cargo lumber.

1901, May 19 Wrecked Lake Huron; owned F. King, W. Bay City.

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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MONTMORENCY (1853, Barkentine)