RAWSON, LEVI (1861, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1861
Official Number:
14615
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Black River, OH
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Wm. Jones
Original Owner and Location:
Geo W. Jones & Co., Cleveland, OH
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
144'
Beam:
30'
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (old style):
473
History

1861 Enrolled Cleveland.

1863 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1865 Owned J.W. Jones, Cleveland; readmeasured 333 gross tons.

1871 Owned S. Watson, Buffalo; converted to schooner.

1875 Collided with propeller ASIA off Fort Gratiot, Lake Huron; towed to Detroit for repairs.

1876 Owned Peter Wex, Buffalo; rebuilt.

1879 Owned R. Mills & Co., Buffalo.

1880 Owned Gregory Francis, Bay City, MI.

1887 Same owner; rig changed from 3 to 2 mast at Bay City.

1890 Owned by steamer M. SICKEN.

1898 Towed by steamer GEORGE KING.

1900-01 Towed by steamer S.K. MARTIN.

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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RAWSON, LEVI (1861, Barkentine)