KING, JAMES C. (1867, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1867
Official Number:
13871
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
East Saginaw, MI
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Tripp & Kirby
Original Owner and Location:
Gillet & King, Chicago, IL.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
175'
Beam:
33'
Depth:
12.5'
Tonnage (gross):
512.20
Tonnage (net):
486.59
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Tobermory, ONT.
Georgian Bay, Lake Huron.
Date:
29 Nov 1901
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Destroyed in gale. Noted on Russell Island or Rabbit Island, all of crew of 16 reached shore.
History

1867, Jul 11 Launched.

1871 Owned James C. King et al, Chicago, IL.

1872 Repaired.

1874, Oct Struck bottom, Point au Pelee, Lake Erie.

1876 Owned James C. King, Chicago.

1877, Nov 9 Lost sails at Alpena, MI, Lake Huron, en route to Chicago.

1879 Owned James Davidson, Buffalo, NY.

1883 Towed by ANNA SMITH.

1887, Jan 18 Owned Benjamin Boutell et al, Bay City, MI; towed by W.R. STAFFORD.

1888, Mar 5 Owned Richard Sherman, 3 mast schooner, 512 gross ton; towed by ONEIDA.

1890, Apr 10 Owned Gustavus Hine.

1895 Repaired.

1899 Owned Matilda Latour, Bay City.

1901, Dec 14 Ashore Georgian Bay near Tobermory.

1902, Mar 31 Enrollment surrendered, Port Huron, MI.

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

KING, JAMES C. (1867, Barkentine)
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KING, JAMES C. (1867, Barkentine)