KENT, HENRY A. (1850, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1850
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Fredrick N. Jones
Original Owner and Location:
James C.Evans, et.al., Buffalo, NY.
Ownership Notes:
Leander M. Hubby, Arthur Hughes & Samuel F. Lester, Cleveland.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
162' 5"
Beam:
25' 2"
Depth:
11' 4"
Tonnage (old style):
442 27/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Gravelly Bay, off Port Colborne, ONT.
Lake Erie (15 miles out).
Date:
19 May 1854
Final Depth:
12 fathoms
How:
Burned.
Final Cargo:
Miscellaneous merchandise.
Notes:
Bound Buffalo, NY - Milwaukee, WI & Chicago, IL, caught fire & quickly burned.
History

1850, May Launched.

1850, May 10 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1851 Ran Buffalo - Toledo, Detroit & Chicago.

1853, Dec Collision with scow in port, Detroit.

1854, May 19 Burned, Lake Erie.

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

KENT, HENRY A. (1850, Propeller)
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KENT, HENRY A. (1850, Propeller)