COLONEL BRACKETT (1869, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1869
Official Number:
33607
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Tonawanda, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
F.N. Jones
Original Owner and Location:
Rochester Iron Co., Rochester, NY
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
115.2'
Beam:
25'
Depth:
4'
Tonnage (gross):
186
Tonnage (net):
177
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Sand Beach, MI. Lake Huron
Date:
24 Apr 1890
How:
Struck pier; sank.
Final Cargo:
Ice.
Notes:
Bound for Port Huron in tow of steamer RHODA STEWART, broke loose off Port Hope in a NE gale. Sailed to Sand Beach, brought in by tug; struck pier, foundered, sank; vessel & cargo worth approx. $3500 when lost. Abandoned May 1.
History

1876 Owned J.B. Estes, Rochester, NY.

1879 Owned S. Scott, Detroit, MI.

1880 Rebuilt.

1881, Aug 4 Owned R.R. Brown, Buffalo, NY.

1881, Oct Towed by ONTONAGON along with WALTON & M. STOCKTON in Cleveland & Saginaw lumber trade.

1882, Oct Towed by WM. RUDOLPH along with T.G. LESTER.

1887, Apr 6 Owned Edward J. Kendall.

1889, Aug 19 Owned Hattie H. Kendall.

1890, Apr 24 Struck pier; foundered.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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COLONEL BRACKETT (1869, Schooner)