AUDUBON, JOHN J. (1854, Brig)
Identification
Year of Build:
1854
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Black River ( Cleveland ), OH
Vessel Type:
Brig
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
G. & W. Jones
Original Owner and Location:
R.G. Winslow, Cleveland, OH
Power
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
371
Final Disposition
Final Location:
5 miles off Presque Isle, MI.
Lake Huron.
Date:
21 Oct 1854
How:
Sank in collision with schooner DEFIANCE.
Final Cargo:
Railroad iron.
History

1854, Aug Purchased Nichols & Whitcomb, Detroit.

1854, Oct 21 Sank in collision, reported owned E.G. Merrick & D.C. Pierce, Detroit.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Contact
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email:tbrc@alpenalibrary.org
Website:
Agency street/mail address:
211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188
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AUDUBON, JOHN J. (1854, Brig)