COLUMBIA (1842, Brig)


Year of Build:
1842
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Sandusky, OH
Vessel Type:
Brig
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
D. Dibble
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
91'
Beam:
24'
Depth:
9'
Tonnage (old style):
177
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Sherwood Point, Green Bay (Death's Door).
Lake Michigan.
Date:
  1859
How:
Storm, wrecked.
Final Cargo:
General merchandise.
Notes:
Bound Chicago - Green Bay, ashore in storm & broke up.
History

1842 Enrolled Portland, OH.

1844 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1845 Enrolled Sandusky, OH.

1852 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1855, Aug 8 Carried first ore cargo through the Sault locks; 132 tons from Marquette, MI.

1859, Jun 7 Wrecked; owned Jessie Birmingham, Sturgeon Bay, WI.

Brought the first load of copper form the Keweenaw & the first locomative to Marquette, MI.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Loudon G. Wilson
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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COLUMBIA (1842, Brig)