MARY (1848, Brigantine)


Also known as:
MARY
Year of Build:
1848
Official Number:
16648
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Chicago, IL
Vessel Type:
Brigantine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
James Averill
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
123.22'
Beam:
24.1'
Depth:
8.72'
Tonnage (old style):
246 36/95
History

1848, Sep Launched.

1848, October 4 Arrived Buffalo on first trip with grain from

Chicago.

1849, Mar 12 Caught in freshet Chicago.

1849, May 15 Collision with schooner TRENTON, off Ashtabula, Lake

Erie.

1849, Sep 30 Driven ashore near Barcelona, New York, jettisoned 800

bushels of wheat to release herself.

1858 Large repairs.

1859, April Lost anchor & chains, split her sails in storm off Chicago.

1860, Aug 11 Collision with schooner JOSEPHINE, Chicago.

1864 Owned Mark McGinne, Chicago; readmeasured 180 gross tons.

1866 Owned Ludington & Company, Chicago.

1867 Enrolled Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Oconto, Wisconsin to Chicago

lumber trade.

1869, Jul Leaking Lake Michigan, Lumber laden.

1869, Aug Collision with schooner E. KANTER Plum Island, Lake Michigan.

1871 Same owner, re-rigged as schooner.

1876 Owned Olson, et.al., Chicago; rated unseaworthy.

1884 Out of registry.

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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MARY (1848, Brigantine)