SEA WITCH (1849, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1849
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Black River, OH
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
S.F. Drake
Master Carpenter:
S. Ruggles
Original Owner and Location:
S.F. Drake, Black River, Ohio
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
84' 6"
Beam:
20' 4"
Depth:
6' 6"
Tonnage (old style):
100.85
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Fort Erie, Ontario, Lake Erie
Date:
  1859
History

1849 Black River, Ohio - Buffalo, New York lumber trade

1851, September 9 Owned George W. Ferguson, Ohio City, Ohio & Diodate

Clark, Brooklyn, Ohio

1851, November 22 Struck bottom, with coal, Detroit River; towed in

1855, January 2 Owned D.P. Nickerson, Cleveland, Ohio

1855, April 7 Owned D.P. Nickerson & George Q. Kelso, Cleveland

1855, October 16 Owned Daniel Fuller, Cleveland

1857, July 28 Capsized, with staves, off Erie, Pennsylvania, Lake

Erie; righted

1857, August 14 Owned Thomas Conner, Detroit, Michigan

1857, September 8 Owned Daniel Fuller, Cleveland

1859, July 8 Owned Erastus Tisdale, Seth W. Johnson & Robertson Smith,

Cleveland

1859 Wrecked

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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SEA WITCH (1849, Scow Schooner)