RUGGLES, SAMUEL B. (1837, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1837
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Dunkirk, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Thomas H. Cobb
Original Owner and Location:
Walter Smith, Dunkirk, New York
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
90' 2"
Beam:
24' 6"
Depth:
9' 5"
Tonnage (old style):
183.36
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Erie Basin Pier, outside Buffalo Harbor, New York, Lake Erie
Date:
17 Nov 1851
How:
Grounded in storm
Notes:
Lost another locomotive from deck about 20 miles from port; turned back to Buffalo; missed harbor entrance
History

1838, November 11 Beached near Erie, Pennsylvania, Lake Erie

1839, May 30 Owned Thomas B. Abell, Dunkirk, New York

1839, July 11 Rerigged as brig; 90'2" x 24'2" x 9'5"

1840, July 15 Owned Chauncey Tucker, Freedonia, New York

1841, October 2 Owned Tucker & Ansell R. Cobb, Buffalo, New York

1849, January Rebuilt by Bidwell & Banta, Buffalo

1851, September 14 Lost locomotive from deck off Ashtabula, Ohio

1851, November 17 Wrecked

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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RUGGLES, SAMUEL B. (1837, Schooner)