ASIA (1848, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1848
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Black River, OH
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
108'
Beam:
23'
Depth:
9'
Tonnage (old style):
204.47
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Skillagalee, Grand Traverse Bay, MI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
22 Sep 1855
How:
Collision.
Final Cargo:
Corn.
Notes:
Collision with propeller FOREST CITY, both vessels sunk, crew & passengers saved.
History

1845 Sep 17 Lost deck load.

1848, Dec 1 Left Buffalo with 150 barrels salt ballast, stranded south end Long Point, all crew safe.

1849-1855 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1854, Dec 6 Ashore above West Pier, Fairport.

1855, Sep 22 Sunk.

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
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

ASIA (1848, Scow Schooner)
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ASIA (1848, Scow Schooner)