AMERICAN UNION (1862, Bark)


Year of Build:
1862
Official Number:
307
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Bark
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Ira LaFrinier
Original Owner and Location:
H.J. Winslow (et al), Cleveland, OH
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
186.48'
Beam:
33.16'
Depth:
13.14'
Tonnage (old style):
764 4/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Thompson's Harbor.
Lake Huron.
Date:
6 May 1894
How:
Stranded in storm.
Notes:
Salvage attempts unsuccessful, broke up in second storm May 19.
History

1864, Apr 26 Henry C. Winslow (et al) Buffalo, NY.

1865 Collision with schooner FREMONT which sank.

1865, Oct 28 N.C. Winslow & H.J. Winslow, New York City, NY.

1868, Jun 24 Collision with schooner FOREST 6 miles south of Dummy, Lake Erie. Her headgear was carried away with bow spirit.

1868, May 20 Wm. G. Winslow & H.J. Winslow.

1870, May 24 Enrolled as schooner, Buffalo, NY.

1871, Apr 13 Reported ashore about 10 miles above Port Hope, Lake Huron.

1874, Mar 14 Owned John Prindiville (et al) Chicago, IL.

1875, Feb 24 A.G. VanSchaick & Harrison Ludington, Chicago, IL & Millwaukee, WI.

1886, Apr 27 Owned James Godman & E.M. Osborne, Chicago.

1887, Aug 27 James Godman, Chicago, Il.

1889, Mar 27 Owned Annetta L. Godman, Chicago, IL.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Inland Lloyds’ Marine Directory
Newspaper Clippings
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
Quayle, Detroit and St. Clair River Towing Association
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Peter J. VanderLinden
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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AMERICAN UNION (1862, Bark)