MORRELL, F. (1866, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1866
Official Number:
9571
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Marine City, MI
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Luff & Gilchrist
Master Carpenter:
David Lester
Original Owner and Location:
Ferdinand Morrell et.al., Marine City, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
143.6'
Beam:
30.4'
Depth:
11.6'
Tonnage (gross):
369
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Northwest side of Grand Island.
Lake Superior.
Date:
7 Nov 1874
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
617 tons iron ore.
Notes:
Downbound from Maerquette, MI, wrecked on a reef. 1875 Outfit & some cargo salvaged by steamer J.K. WHITE.
History

1866, Jun 12 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1866, Jun Bound Buffalo, NY - Chicago, IL, damaged in collision on St. Clair River.

1867, Jun 7 Enrolled Port Huron, MI.

1870 Owned Samuel L. Watson, Buffalo, NY.

1870, Jul Collision with schooner MARY MORTON on Lake Huron, lost her

headgear.

1871 Owned Harriet Watson et al, Buffalo.

1871, Jun Collision with scow NETTIE, St. Clair River.

1873, Apr 19 Rig changed from bark to schooner.

1873, Dec 19 Owned Harriet R. Watson, Buffalo.

1874, Jan 19 Owned Peter Wex, Buffalo.

1874, May 25 Owned Peter Wex et al, Buffalo.

1874, Nov 7 Stranded on Grand Island, Lake Superior.

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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MORRELL, F. (1866, Barkentine)