SONORA (1854, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1854
Official Number:
22364
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Sackett's Harbor, NY
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
P. Ellenwood
Original Owner:
Hooker & Bosworth
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
133'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (old style):
368 32/95
Final Disposition
Date:
  1901
How:
Abandoned.
History

1854 Enrolled Sackets Harbor.

1855 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1858, Apr Ashore at Louise Island, near Death's Door, Green Bay, Lake Michigan with wheat; released.

1860 Owned E.W. Hudson, Detroit.

1863 Rebuilt; 384 gross tons.

1864 Owned Kirby, Carpenter & Co., Milwaukee, WI.

1868 Owned Chicago; 275.21 gross tons.

1870 converted to barge.

1875 Repaired.

1881, Nov 14 Ashore at Alcona, MI.

1885, May 25 Owned J. Van Dyke; 133.2 x 25.7 x 10.91.

1885, Jul 22 Owned Jennie Van Slyke, Chicago; purchased from Thomas Dunford, Port Huron; 133.2 x 25.7 x 10.9', 275.21 gross/ 261.45 net tons; 2 masted schooner.

1887, Apr 12 Owned James Van Slyke, Port Huron District.

1889 Towed by GEORGE L. COLWELL with barges S.B. POMEROY, LITTLE WISSAHICKON.

1892, Oct 29 - 31 Waterlogged, Middle Island; saved.

1897 Owned Frank Chamberlain, Detroit.

1901 Abandoned.

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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SONORA (1854, Barkentine)