F.T. Barney

Built in Vermilion, Ohio, in 1856, this vessel, identified by Stan Stock in 1989, displays a mast with a crowsnest.

Other Names:none
Official Number:9535
Vessel Built:1856, W. Cheney, Vermilion, OH
Vessel Specifications:126x26x11, 255 t
Type of Vessel:Two-Masted Schooner
Depth to Deck:150 ft (46m)
Depth to Bottom:160 ft (49m)
How it Sunk:Collided with the schooner TRACY J. BRONSON and sank. Wreck was reportedly located about 1987, sits in deep water, upright in almost perfect condition. Newspapers of the time report that the wreck was struck by several passing vessels and was located "about midway between theSouth Passage and 40-mile Point. Registered out of Vermilion, OH Major repair in 1862
Loss Type:Collision
Date of Loss:1868, Oct 23
Place of Loss:below Nine Mile Point, NW of Rogers City
Vessel Cargo:unknown
Lives Loss:unknown
References:Shipwreck File by Dave Swayze
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