ARKANSAS (1849, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1849
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Sherwin's Bay, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
107'
Beam:
24'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (old style):
240
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Kenosha, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
 Jun 1858
How:
Ashore; total loss, gone to pieces.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
History

1849-1850 3 enrollments at Sackett's Harbor, NY.

1852, Fall Ashore Long Point, Lake Erie; cargo railroad iron.

1853, Apr 28 Raised by Captain Dorr, towed to Buffalo, NY by tug TIFFT. Drydocked for repairs.

1854 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1855, Nov Stranded Green Bay, WI., Lake Michigan.

1856-1857 Enrolled Chicago, IL.

1858 Ashore Kenosha, WI.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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ARKANSAS (1849, Schooner)