ERIE (1835 - 36, Brig)


Year of Build:
1835 - 36
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Black River, OH
Vessel Type:
Brig
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Francis N. Jones
Original Owner:
Sheldon Thompson et al
Ownership Notes:
R.C. Bristol, DeGarmo Jones, J.R. Doon, Griffith & Co.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
89' 10"
Beam:
25'
Depth:
9' 4"
Tonnage (old style):
183 76/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Isle au Galets.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
9 Aug 1841
How:
Wrecked.
History

1836, May 11 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1836, Oct Ashore, Chicago, IL.

1837, Apr 21 Owned DeGarmo Jones et al.

1839, May 27 Arrived Green Bay, WI.

1839, Nov Arrived Buffalo, NY after surviving over three days of freezing gale; ship, cargo & all hands safe.

1840 Ran Chicago - Buffalo in flour trade.

1841, Aug 9 Wrecked, Lake Michigan.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Inland Seas, Great Lakes Historical Society
C. Patrick Labadie
Newspaper Clippings
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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ERIE (1835 - 36, Brig)