JONES, ELIZABETH (1867, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1867
Official Number:
8193
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Mason & Bidwell
Original Owner and Location:
Miles Jones & Sons, Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
185'
Beam:
33'
Depth:
13'
Tonnage (gross):
636.47
Capacity:
40,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Racine Reef, 2 miles south of Racine, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
11 Nov 1883
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Corn.
Notes:
Bound Chicago, IL - Buffalo, NY, wrecked in gale; crew rescued by tug KNAPP & Lifesaving Service.
History

1867, Jul 20 Launched Buffalo, NY.

1868 Enrolled Buffalo.

1871, Jul Owned Marsh Jones, Buffalo; collided with schooner SAWYER near St. Clair Flats while delivering railway iron.

1872, Nov Sank schooner WILLIS in collision on Lake Erie 15 miles east of Point Aux Pelee.

1873, Jul Collision with schooner NABOB in Straits.

1874, Apr 3 Owned W.H. Abel, Buffalo; iron strapped.

1875 Rig changed to 3 masted schooner, 636.47 gross tons.

1876, Jun 25 Collision with scow D. R. HOLT, Cleveland, Lake Erie.

1882 New end frames & C.B.C., other repairs.

1883, Nov 11 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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JONES, ELIZABETH (1867, Barkentine)