NORTH CAROLINA (1835, Brig)


Year of Build:
1835
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Sheffield, OH
Vessel Type:
Brig
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Original Owner:
A. Root et al.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
73' 3"
Beam:
25' 9"
Depth:
7' 2"
Tonnage (old style):
95 15/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Lake Michigan.
Date:
27 May 1859
How:
Lost.
Notes:
Bound Black Creek, MI - Milwaukee, WI, dasappeared in a storm; 8-11 lives lost.
History

1835 Enrolled at Cleveland, OH.

1836 Ashore above Michigan City, Indiana; released.

1837, Jul 30 Capsized on Lake Michigan, several lives lost.

1837, Oct 30 Owned N.C. Winslow et al, Cleveland.

1840, Oct 2 Damaged in Lake Erie gale.

1842, Oct 14 Owned William Hodge & Edward W. Travese, Buffalo.

1844, Jul Placed under quarantine at Buffalo.

1845, Nov Ashore in gale at Ashtabula, OH; released.

1848 Ran Buffalo, NY - Erie, PA with lumber.

1854, Oct Capsized on Lake Erie, off Erie, PA, one of crew drowned, survivors rescued by steamer QUEEN OF THE WEST; recovered by steamer HUDSON, towed to Buffalo, sold to Captain Harrison & repaired.

1859, May 26 Lost, Lake Michigan.

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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NORTH CAROLINA (1835, Brig)