COLORADO (1861, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1861
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Note: 6 streaks of bilge keelson; arches, 4 streaks, 12" wide stem to stern.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Quail & Martin
Original Owner and Location:
S.V.R. Watson, Buffalo, NY
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
503
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Racine Point, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
 Oct 1863
How:
Ashore; wrecked in storm.
Final Cargo:
Coal.
History

1861 Built Quail & Martin, Cleveland; 147'10" x 30'6" x 12'1"; 100 barrels salt used in construction.

1863 Wrecked in storm on Racine Point, WI.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Burton Collection
C. Patrick Labadie
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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COLORADO (1861, Barkentine)