MONTEZUMA (1847, Brigantine)


Year of Build:
1847
Official Number:
16397
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Michigan City, IN
Vessel Type:
Brigantine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J. DePuty
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
284 63/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Above Port Stanley, ONT.
Lake Erie.
Date:
24 Sep 1872
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Driven ashore in storm & broken up; Captains' wife drowned.
History

1848 Enrolled Chicago, IL.

1848, Jul 18 Arrived Buffalo, NY from Michigan City, IN on first trip with grain.

1848, Nov Aground Elk Island, St. Clair River.

1851, May 2 Collision with steamer EMPIRE, losing bowsprit & fore rigging.

1851, May 11 Sunk in collision with propeller LADY OF THE LAKE near Malden, ONT.

1853, Jan Owned D.R. Holt.

1856, Sep Aground Manitou Islands, Lake Michigan.

1860 Owned Holt & Co, Chicago, IL.

1861, May 11 Sunk by collision with schooner LADY FRANKLIN near Chicago, IL, Lake Michigan.

1861 Rebuilt; owned Eldridge & Balcom, Chicago.

1862 Owned John Owen et al, Detroit, MI.

1862, Oct 7 Damaged at Point pelee, Lake Erie.

1865 Readmeasured; 226.61 gross tons.

1868 Owned John Anderson.

1869, May Aground Peche Island, Detroit River.

1871, Apr Ashore 9 miles north of Two Rivers; lumber laden from Menominee.

1872, Sep 27 Wrecked, Lake Erie; owned Francis McAvoy, Chicago, IL.

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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MONTEZUMA (1847, Brigantine)