NORMAN (1848, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1848
Official Number:
18101
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Sackett's Harbor, NY
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Ellenwood
Original Owner and Location:
H. Fitzhugh & Co., Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
134.35'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
9.9'
Tonnage (old style):
345 53/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Frankfort, MI harbor.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
  1896
How:
Sank.
Notes:
1901 Hull raised & abandoned.
History

1848 Enrolled Oswego.

1848 Ran Buffalo - Dunville & Port Dover with railroad ties.

1849 Ran Oswego - Chicago in grain trade.

1853 Owned James Peck & Co.

1853, Sep Sprung leak off Charlotte; repaired there.

1854, Dec 8 Burned at port, Buffalo.

1856, Nov Aground Long Point, False Cut, Lake Erie.

1858, Oct Split sails, Saginaw Bay, Lake Huron.

1859, Jul Dismasted North Manitou Island, Lake Michigan.

1860, Jun Ran Chicago, IL - Halifax, NSC with corn up & salt and fish down.

1861, Oct Collision with schooner ATAUNTO, Straits of Mackinaw.

1861, Nov Aground on reef near Beaver Island, Lake Michigan.

1862, Oct Lost sails, Saginaw Bay.

1863 Owned Howe & Ackley, Chicago.

1863, Nov Aground Little Sturgeon Bay.

1864 Large repairs.

1866 Owned F. B. Gardner, Chicago.

1868 251.74 tons.

1869, Jul Collision with schooner HELEN BLOOD at Chicago.

1871, Apr 21 Rebuilt to schooner; 239.16 gross / 251.74 net tons.

1875 Rebuilt.

1876 Owned Dunham & Co, Chicago.

1881, Feb Owned John Hanson & John W. Kroeger.

1883, Nov 15 Wrecked Lake Michigan, Hog Island Reef, Beavers.

1887, May Owned Fred Weber, Manitowoc, WI.

1896 Sank 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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NORMAN (1848, Barkentine)