CHENANGO (1862, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1862
Official Number:
4335
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Ira Lafrinier
Original Owner and Location:
N. C. Winslow & Co., Cleveland, OH
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
384
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Wood Island Reef, Munising, MI.
Lake Superior.
Date:
19 Nov 1875
How:
Wrecked
Final Cargo:
Pig iron.
Notes:
Broke from tug JAY C. MORSE in sqall, went aground & went to pieces within short time.
History

1864, Aug Collision with propeller WENONA on Lake Huron, losing her jibboom & part of head gear.

1865, Aug 14 Ashore mouth of Green Bay, Lake Michigan.

1866 Owned N.C. Winslow, Buffalo, NY.

1868 Owned at Chicago, IL; readmeasured 306.74 gross tons.

1870, Oct 26 Ashore at Grand River, Lake Erie near Port Maitland; cargo, grain; owned Dr. Towne, Batavia, NY.

1871 Owned Ferris, Chicago; probably a barge.

1875, Nov 19 Wrecked in winter storm near Wood Island Reef near Munising, MI, Lake Superior; owned Capt. Ferry.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Newspaper Clippings
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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CHENANGO (1862, Barkentine)