HEAD, SIR EDMUND W. (1856, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1856
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
St. Catharines, ONT
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Louis Shickluna
Original Owner and Location:
William Chisholm, et al., St. Catharines, ONT.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
338
Final Disposition
Final Location:
18 miles E of Erie, PA.
Lake Erie.
Date:
30 Oct 1870
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Coal.
Notes:
Bound Cleveland, OH - St. Catharines, ONT, wrecked in storm; 4 of 6 lives lost.
History

1856, Nov Lost sails & anchors on Upper Lakes.

1858, Apr Lost mizzen mast on Lake Huron.

1858, Oct Lost both anchors, chain & ship's boat off Long Point, Lake Erie.

1861 Holed & sunk in Welland Canal; raised & repaired.

1864 Same owner; very large repairs.

1866 Owned T.R. Merritt, et al.

1869, Apr Damaged in collision with propeller DOMINION at Malden, Detroit River.

1869, Jun 1 Collided with schooner LADY MOULTON & sank off Long Point, Lake Erie; raised & repaired.

1869, Jul Damaged in heavy weather, Lake Huron.

1870, Oct Wrecked on Lake Erie; also ashore, schooners MARY ANN RANKIN, W.W. GRANT, LEVIATHAN.

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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HEAD, SIR EDMUND W. (1856, Barkentine)