ROOP, HENRY (1836, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1836
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Black Rock, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Norton
Original Owner and Location:
James C. Evans & Samuel F. Gelston et al, Buffalo, NY
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
64' 8"
Beam:
19' 4"
Depth:
7' 4"
Tonnage (old style):
79 64/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Sandusky, OH.
Lake Erie.
Date:
12 Oct 1843
How:
Capsized.
Final Cargo:
Salt; merchandise.
Notes:
Crew Saved.
History

1835, Apr Launched.

1835, Oct Ashore mouth of St. Joseph River, Lake Michigan.

1837, Aug 26 Struck by lightning Ashtabula, OH., Lake Erie; main mast destroyed.

1842, May 12 Owned Western Transportation Co., et al.

1842, Nov 15 Ashore Sturgeon Point, Lake Erie.

1843 Tonnage change, 103 tons.

1843, Oct 12 Capsized.

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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ROOP, HENRY (1836, Schooner)