ROCKET (1857, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1857
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Bidwell & Banta
Original Owner and Location:
A.J. Rich, Buffalo, NY
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
478.38
Capacity:
500 tons
Final Disposition
Final Location:
10 mi. off Pte. Aux Barques, MI.
Lake Huron.
Date:
20 Nov 1860
Final Depth:
360'
How:
Collided with bark OCEAN WAY; sank.
Final Cargo:
Wheat.
Notes:
Crew rescued by OCEAN WAVE. 1983 Vessel located.
History

1860, Jul Vessel sold for $14,000.

1860, Sep 22 Repaired Milwaukee, WI.

1860, Nov 20 Sunk by collision; owned Morse & Perrine, Buffalo.

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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ROCKET (1857, Schooner)