CLOW, SARAH (1862, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1862
Official Number:
22342
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Chambers Island, WI
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Note: Scow bottom fastened entirely with tree nails (wooden pegs); 7 year to build her.
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
David Clow
Original Owner and Location:
David Clow, Chambers Island, WI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
110.1'
Beam:
27'
Depth:
10.4'
Tonnage (old style):
286
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Turner's Pier near Manistee, MI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
17 Nov 1869
How:
Foundered in storm.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
History

1864, Apr 19 Registered Chicago, IL.

1867, Nov 13 Beached south of piers at Pere Marquette (Ludington), MI.

1868 Owned Chicago, IL; US22342.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Burton Collection
Newspaper Clippings
Quayle, Detroit and St. Clair River Towing Association
Peter J. VanderLinden
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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CLOW, SARAH (1862, Scow Schooner)