NORTH STAR (1853, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1853
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Ohio City, OH
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Note: Square stern.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Roderick Calkins & Searles
Master Carpenter:
John Martin?
Original Owner and Location:
B.S. Shepard & Capt. R. Blue, Chicago, IL & Cleveland, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
138' 6"
Beam:
26' 1"
Depth:
10' 7"
Tonnage (old style):
356 91/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Long Point.
Lake Erie.
Date:
28 Oct 1855
How:
Ashore & wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Salt.
History

1853, Apr 21 Launched.

1853, Sep 6 Collided with schooner LADY OF THE LAKE, Chicago, IL.

1853, Sep 15 Capsized off Racine, WI.

1853, Nov 25 Aground Chicago, Lake Michigan.

1854 Enrolled Chicago, IL.

1854, Sep 6 Aground Chicago.

1855, Oct 28 Wrecked.

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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NORTH STAR (1853, Barkentine)