CHICAGO BOARD OF TRADE (1863, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1863
Official Number:
4331
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Manitowoc, WI
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
E. & G.S. Rand
Original Owner and Location:
Platt, Vilas, et al, Milwaukee, WI
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
153.4'
Beam:
30.7'
Depth:
12.2'
Tonnage (old style):
588
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Niagara Reef.
Lake Erie.
Date:
21 Nov 1900
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Iron ore.
Notes:
Struck reef in a gale, went to pieces. Crew rescued by steamer J.K. SECOR.
History

1864 Owned Platt, Vilas, et al, Manitowoc, WI.

1865 Readmeasured 424 gross tons.

1866 Owned Bradley, Chicago, IL.

1870 Ashore at Milwaukee, WI, filled with water.

1871 Repaired.

1874, Jul 29 Sunk 25 miles NNW Fairport, OH; 30,000 bushels corn; raised Jul 1875.

1879 Owned H. Hawgood, Milwaukee; as a 3 mast schooner; repaired 1878.

1883, Apr 19 Enrolled Port Huron, MI; owned H.A. Hawgood, Bay City, MI.

1883 Collision with GOLDEN FLEECE in Lake Huron.

1889, Oct 11 Srpung leak; docked Detroit, MI.

1893, May 20 Owned Hawgood and Avery, Cleveland, OH.

1894, Mar 19 Enrolled Duluth, MN, owned B.B. Inmann; 2 masts; towed by A.L.HOPKINS.

1898 Owned Lafayette Sullivan, Toledo, OH.

1898, Apr 19 Ashore in snowstorm, Light House Point near Cheboygan, MI.

1900, Nov 21 Wrecked Lake Erie.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
Newspaper Clippings
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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CHICAGO BOARD OF TRADE (1863, Barkentine)