HERCULES (1863, Brigantine)


Year of Build:
1863
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Hamilton, ONT
Vessel Type:
Brigantine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
A.M.Robertson
Built on Bottom of:
SCHOONER VICTORIA
Original Owner and Location:
Edward Zealand, Jr., Hamilton, ONT.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
106.3'
Beam:
22.9'
Depth:
10.6'
Tonnage (gross):
222
Final Disposition
Date:
  1889
How:
Ashore in storm.
History

1863, Launched.

1866, Jun Lost anchors & chains, Lake Erie.

1872, Nov 6 Collision with schooner A. MEDBURY, cutting her almost in two; heavy damage to HERCULES.

1880, Mar 1 Owned Martha R. Jones, wife of James M. Jones, Detroit, MI.

1883, Jun 7 Sunk in collision with steamer CLARION, St. Clair River; owned J.M. Jones, Detroit.

1884 Owned Martha R. Jones, Hamilton, ONT.

1884, Jul 4 Aground Georgian Bay; released.

1886 Owned Jones, Port Burwell, ONT; requires repairs, listing withdrawn.

1889, Nov Ashore, wrecked.

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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HERCULES (1863, Brigantine)