NIMS, CHARLES K. (1866, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1866
Official Number:
4271
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Quayle & Martin
Original Owner and Location:
O.L. & Sarah E. Nims, Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
102'
Beam:
38'
Depth:
13'
Tonnage (gross):
514.39 (or 514.19)
Capacity:
32,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Bar Point.
Lake Erie.
Date:
10 Sep 1881
Final Depth:
24'
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Corn.
Notes:
Wrecked in collision with schooner DAVID DOWS in a race; crew rescued by steamer P.H. BIRCKHEAD. 1882, Jun Owned S.A. Murphy; attempted to raise until October, then abandoned.
History

1866, Apr 3 Launched.

1868, Sep 19 Damaged in gale, Lake Michigan.

1871, May 27 Ashore Point Pelee, Lake Erie.

1871, Oct 25 Owned D. Donaldson Brothers, Buffalo, NY.

1874 New deck.

1876 "Schooner".

1876, Oct 17 Aground Beaver Island, Lake Michigan, coal laden.

1877 Refastened.

1879, Apr 24 Schooner; 493.29 gross tons.

1879, Nov 12 Ashore Point Abino, Lake Erie.

1881, Sep 10 Sank by collision.

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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NIMS, CHARLES K. (1866, Barkentine)