MILWAUKIE (1836, Other)


Year of Build:
1836
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Grand Island, NY
Vessel Type:
Other
Note: One of only 3 full-rigged ships on Great Lakes.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
B. F. Delano
Original Owner and Location:
Jacob A. Barker et al., Buffalo, NY.
Ownership Notes:
Horatio N. Holt, Buffalo, NY; Bronson & Colt, Cleveland, OH & Michael Dousman, Mackinaw, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
113'
Beam:
26' 8"
Depth:
10' 6"
Tonnage (old style):
285 85/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Mouth of Kalamazoo River.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
16 Nov 1842
How:
Driven aground in storm.
Final Cargo:
1300 barrels flour.
Notes:
Ashore & wrecked, 10 lives lost.
History

1836, May 16 Enrolled Buffalo, NY; ran Buffalo - Lake Michigan.

1836, Oct 1 Collision with schooner HUDSON in Buffalo gale; repaired.

1836, Dec 15 Aground at Sandusky, OH with TEXAS.

1837, May 29 Owned George W. Holt et al, Buffalo.

1838 Ran Chicago - Buffalo with wheat.

1838, June 18 Owned Rufus C. Palmer, Buffalo.

1839, Oct Aground Southport (Kenosha), WI along with brig JOHN KINZIE, schooners ILLINOIS, VIRGINIA & 3 others.

1840, Oct 23 Collision with vessels at Buffalo, wheat & flour laden.

1842, Nov 16 Wrecked, 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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MILWAUKIE (1836, Other)