NORTHUMBERLAND (1853, Brigantine)


Year of Build:
1853
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cobourg, ONT
Vessel Type:
Brigantine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
James Navagh
Original Owner and Location:
Horton & Hamilton, Cobourg, ONT.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
120'
Beam:
26' 6"
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (old style):
344
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Presque Isle, PA.
Lake Erie.
Date:
21 Nov 1879
How:
Driven ashore in storm.
Final Cargo:
Railroad ties.
Notes:
Bound Kingsville, ONT - Buffalo, NY; crew escaped.
History

1853, Sep Launched.

1861 Large repairs.

1865 Readmeasured 276 gross tons.

1866 Rebuilt.

1868 Rebuilt.

1871 Owned Johnson & Clarkson, Cobourg, ONT.

1874 Repaired.

1876 Owned Robinson & Spencer et al, Cobourg; 244 gross tons.

1876, Sep 9 Ashore Wheatley, ONT, Lake Erie.

1878 Owned Clark & McLeod, Goderich, ONT; 121.2 X 25.5 X 10.5.

1879, Nov 21 Wrecked; owned H.A. Stafford, Kingsville, ONT.

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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NORTHUMBERLAND (1853, Brigantine)