RAMBLER (1847, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1847
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Black River, OH
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Conrad & Reed
Original Owner and Location:
Conrad Reed, H. Root & Thomas P. Folger, Black River, Ohio
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
88' 6"
Beam:
22'
Depth:
7' 10"
Tonnage (old style):
137.68
History

1847, June Launched

1849, April 25 Owned Conrad Reed, H.E. Mussey & Charles Beebe

1851, April 29 Owned Benjamin F. Flint, Black River, Ohio & Charles

Becker, Elyria, Ohio

1852, July 26 Owned R. Campbell, Oberlin, Ohio

1853, October 25 Collided with schooner DAWN, Lake Erie; repaired

1854, June 12 Owned Henry M. Markle, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

1855, April 12 Owned C.Davis, Milwaukee

1855, May 31 Ashore, Michigan City, Indiana, with lumber; stripped &

abandoned

1855, September Refloated

1856, September 11 Owned Hugh Hughes, Racine, Wisconsin

1857, April 10 Ashore, Milwaukee

1857, December Ashore near Chicago, Illinois

1859, October 8 Owned W. Vaughen

1860, September Beached & damaged, Saint Clair River; large repairs

1862, April 10 Owned Hugh Hughes, Racine

1864, February 25 Owned Peter Dunne, Chicago, Illinois

1865, April 4 Readmeasured 105.9 gross tons

1865, October Wrecked Cooley's Pier, Lake Michigan

1876, June 30 Documents surrendered, "exempt"

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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RAMBLER (1847, Scow Schooner)