MORRIS, DAVID (1857, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1857
Official Number:
6140
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Black River, OH
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Note: 2700 yards of canvas.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
William Jones
Original Owner and Location:
William L.Price, Cleveland, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Propulsion Notes:
Has Reed's patent steering apparatus & Brown's Patent windlass.
Dimensions
Length:
141' 0.6"
Beam:
25' 11.76"
Depth:
11' 2.16"
Tonnage (old style):
383 56/95
Capacity:
17000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Point Pelee, Pigeon Bay.
Lake Erie.
Date:
22 Oct 1873
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Broke loose from propeller T.U. BRADBURY & driven ashore; two lives lost.
History

1857, Aug 13 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1857, Nov 24 Ashore in gale just above Point Abino, Lake Ontario.

1857, Dec 1 Tug L.L.BRITTON with lighters & steam pump, saved 8,000 bushels of wheat.

1860, Oct Collision with propeller SCIOTA, Detroit River, a cat head & part of stem knocked off.

1863 Owned P.J. Price & Co, Cleveland.

1866 Owned Winslow, Cleveland.

1866, Jun Lost anchors, Lake Erie; aground, Lake Superior.

1868 Owned at Cleveland, 277.54 gross tons.

1871, Apr 4 Owned P. Pomeroy, Bay City, MI; 140.6' x 26.1' x 10.3'

1873, Oct 22 Lost in gale, Lake Erie; rig listed as schooner-barge,

owned "Phin" Pomeroy, Saginaw, MI.

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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MORRIS, DAVID (1857, Barkentine)