KERSHAW, C.J. (1857, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1857
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Quayle & Martin
Original Owner and Location:
Captain D.L. Pierce et al, Cleveland
Ownership Notes:
Only second lake craft to make trip to Liverpool, England First was Pierce's DEAN RICHMOND.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
133'
Beam:
26' 2.5"
Depth:
11' 9"
Tonnage (old style):
382 52/95
Capacity:
16,000 bushels
History

1857 Enrolled Cleveland.

1857, Jul 25 Departed Detroit for Liverpool, England; cargo staves & black walnut.

1857, Oct 7 Struck by gale off England, cabin filled, decks swept clean, put back to Falmouth to make repairs; sailed again October 15.

1864 Owned E.S. Pierce et al, Cleveland.

1886, Nov 4 Owned Warner & Hamon; went ashore Nine Mile Creek near Oswego, crew of 8 men & one woman rescued by local farmers; vessel survived.

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

KERSHAW, C.J. (1857, Barkentine)
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KERSHAW, C.J. (1857, Barkentine)