MITCHELL, A. (1853, Brigantine)


Year of Build:
1853
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Huron, MI
Vessel Type:
Brigantine
Note: White oak.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
George Barber
Original Owner and Location:
N. Luddington, Milwaukee, WI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
124'
Beam:
26' 3"
Depth:
9' 8"
Tonnage (old style):
275 56/95
Capacity:
300 tons
Final Disposition
Final Location:
White Lake, MI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
22 Oct 1866
How:
Wrecked.
Notes:
Driven ashore in heavy weather & pounded to pieces
History

Named for a well known Milwaukee banker.

1853, Jul 23 Arrived Chicago from Green Bay, WI on maiden trip.

1854 Chicago Customs District.

1865 Repaired.

1866, Oct 22 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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MITCHELL, A. (1853, Brigantine)