KING, JENNY P. (1863, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1863
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Tonawanda, NY
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Little
Original Owner and Location:
Van Valkenburg & Pratt, Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
145'
Beam:
30'
Depth:
12'
Tonnage (old style):
480
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Above Long Point.
Lake Erie.

Date:
19 Jun 1866
How:
Capsized.
Final Cargo:
Timber & spars.
Notes:
Capsized in Lake Erie storm, 14 of 15 lives lost.
History

1863 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1863, Apr Launched.

1864, Sep 28 Aground Hen & Chicken Reef, Lake Erie with ship timber; released by wrecking steamer MAGNET.

1866 Owned Van Valkenburg, Lockport, NY.

1866, Jun 19 Ashore above Long Point, Lake Erie.

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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KING, JENNY P. (1863, Barkentine)