BROWN H.H. (1856, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1856
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J. Wolverton
Original Owner and Location:
E. W. Hudson, Detroit, MI
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
115.4'
Beam:
25.9'
Depth:
9'
Tonnage (old style):
257
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Sandusky, OH
Lake Erie
Date:
25 Oct 1865
How:
Wreaked in a gale.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
History

1858, Jul Collision with schooner CUYAHOGA off Milwaukee, WI.

1860 Three-mast schooner.

1863 Owner J.M. Jones, Detroit, MI.

1865 195 gross tons.

1865, Sep Ashore near Pt. aux Barques, Lake Huron.

1865, Oct 23 Foundered Sandusky, OH.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Burton Collection
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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BROWN H.H. (1856, Barkentine)