DUNDERBURG (1867, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1867
Official Number:
6151
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
James M. Jones
Original Owner and Location:
E. Trowbridge & O. Wilcox, Detroit, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
172'
Beam:
33' 6"
Depth:
13'
Tonnage (old style):
800
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off sand beach.
Lake Huron.
Date:
14 Aug 1868
Final Depth:
222'
How:
Sunk.
Final Cargo:
Corn, 6 passengers.
Notes:
Sunk following collision with steamer EMPIRE STATE near shore; 1 life lost. 1875 Sighting of wreck reported by fisherman.
History

Designed for Buffalo & Chicago grain trade.

1868 Owned Detroit, MI; 596.85 gross tons.

1868, Aug 14 Sunk, Lake Huron.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
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

DUNDERBURG (1867, Barkentine)
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DUNDERBURG (1867, Barkentine)