RACINE (1844, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1844
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Oswego, NY
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Note: Erickson propeller steam schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Sylvester Doolittle
Original Owner and Location:
Sylvester Doolittle, et.al., Oswego, New York
Ownership Notes:
Enrolled Oswego
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
2
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
95'
Beam:
20'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (old style):
174.74
History

1846 Noted as converted to 2 mast schooner, not shown in enrollments

Engines removed?

Notes show propeller to 1849?

Noted as crank ship, top heavy

1847, September 19 Collision with propeller POCOHONTAS, 30 miles above

the mouth of Grand River or Welland Canal, Lake

Ontario

1849 Enrolled Oswego, New York, 174.70 tons

1849 Capsized in gale near Rondeau, Ontario, Lake Erie

1851 Abandoned

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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RACINE (1844, Propeller)