HARMON, JOHN H. (1854, Brigantine)


Year of Build:
1854
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Brigantine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J.L. Wolverton
Original Owner and Location:
J.L. Wolverton, Detroit, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
120'
Beam:
26' 2"
Depth:
10' 6"
Tonnage (old style):
201 78/95
History

1854, Apr 19 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1854 Owned Peck & Brown, Chicago, IL.

1854, Oct 6 Made from Chicago, IL - Buffalo, NY in less that 4 days & 6 hours.

1854, Nov 17 Collision on Saint Clair Flats; foremast broken off & several planks stripped from her side; repaired Detroit, MI.

1855, Jun Leaking, Chicago, IL.

1860, Apr Damaged in collision with scow LIME ROCK off Madison Dock, Lake Erie.

1860, May 4 Collided with a scow on Lake Huron; made to Buffalo for repairs.

1860, Sep 6 Owned Boston party, MA.

1860, Sep 23 Loaded with salt, was struck & lost part of stem & keel.

1860, Nov 20 Ran on rocks near Cape Canso, Nova Scotia & badly holed; purchased by Picton parties, NSC; recovered & repaired.

1867, Nov Wrecked Black River, 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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HARMON, JOHN H. (1854, Brigantine)