ALICE (1863, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1863
Official Number:
400
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Note: Fastened with composition spike & locust tree nails.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
George Irwin
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
396
History

1863-1865 Enrolled at Detroit; owned John P. Clark.

1865 Readmeasured to 309 gross ton.

1870s Trading from Great Lakes to European Ports, largely with grain.

1872, May Sunk Detroit, raised with pontoons & timbers.

1875 Sold overseas.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Newspaper Clippings
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
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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ALICE (1863, Barkentine)