RAMSDELL (1853, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1853
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J.B. & N. Jones
Original Owner and Location:
Nathan Reeve, Newburgh, New York
Ownership Notes:
Detroit & Newburgh Line
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
119'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
9' 9"
Tonnage (old style):
275.96
Capacity:
12,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Twin Rivers, Wisconsin, Lake Michigan
Date:
 Nov 1856
How:
Sank, bound to Chicago, Illinois after being ashore on Manitou Island
Final Cargo:
Lumber
History

1855, February 3 Owned Selah Reeve, Detroit, Michigan

1855, April 10 Owned A.N. Strong & William H. Goodnow, Detroit

1855, May 10 Aground Racine Wisconsin, Lake Michigan; raised & repaired

1856, October Ashore Manitou Island, Lake Michigan; released

1856, November Sank

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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RAMSDELL (1853, Schooner)