EMPIRE (1851, Sloop)


Year of Build:
1851
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Huron River, MI
Vessel Type:
Sloop
Note: Scow bottom.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Francis Compeau
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
1
Dimensions
Length:
55' 6"
Beam:
10' 7"
Depth:
4'
Tonnage (old style):
21 86/95
History

1852, May 7 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1853, Apr 21 Rebuilt Monroe, MI; 69'10" x 16'10" x 3'10", 40 53/95 tons; two masted schooner.

1854, May 9 Owned Henry Woodruff & Elijah Tick, Michigan; Detroit District.

1856, Jul 28 Owned Henry Woodruff & Charles Williams, Brownstown, MI.

1858, May 20 Owned Forbes F. Wilson (or Allison?), Detroit, MI.

1858, Oct Stone laden; pounded her bottom above Malden, ONT.

1859, Mar 24 Owned Joseph Smith, Detroit, MI.

1862, Nov 2 Aground Point Abino, Lake Erie with grain.

1864 Owned Woodruff & Co., Detroit, MI.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
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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EMPIRE (1851, Sloop)