BURLINGTON (1842, Brig)


Year of Build:
1842
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Brig
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Turner Bros.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
116
History

1842 Enrolled Cleveland, OH; new vessel.

1844 - 1853 5 enrollments Cleveland, OH.

1847 Reportedly off the Lakes.

1848, Nov 25 Wrecked in gale near Sackett's harbor, loaded with wheat.

1853, Oct 28 Sprang a leak & ran ashore at Cat Fish Creek, Canada; cargo coal.

1854, Nov 20 Wrecked near Port Bruce, ONT, Lake Huron.

1860 Owned McClossen, Pt. Burwell, ONT; 114 ton schooner.

1863 Large repairs.

1864 Owned J. Parkinson, Milford.

1866 Owned Martin et al, Milford.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
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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BURLINGTON (1842, Brig)