IRWIN, JOHN (1845, Brigantine)


Year of Build:
1845
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Brigantine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
T. H. Cobb & L.D. Burwell
Original Owner and Location:
W. A. Adair, Cleveland, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
100' 4.5"
Beam:
23' 7"
Depth:
9' 5"
Tonnage (old style):
201 53/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Twin River Point, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
 Nov 1855
How:
Storm.
Final Cargo:
Hardware, merchandise.
Notes:
Bound Cleveland, OH - Milwaukee, WI, went ashore in gale & wrecked.
History

1845, May 6 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1846, Apr 6 Owned Charles Hickox, Cleveland.

1850 Collision with steamer ARCTIC off Fairport, OH, Lake Erie; lost bowsprint, jib boom & cutwater.

1853, Jun 6 Owned Charles Hickox, Cleveland; sank Gravelly Bay, Lake Erie.

1853, Jun 20 Raised, towed to Buffalo for repairs.

1855, Nov Wrecked, Lake Michigan.

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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IRWIN, JOHN (1845, Brigantine)