AUNT RUTH (1863, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1863
Official Number:
413
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Black River, OH
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Gillmore Shipbuilding
Master Carpenter:
Alanson Gillmore
Original Owner and Location:
Samson Allen, Black River, OH
Ownership Notes:
Source says built Globeville (Lorain), OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
89' 6"
Beam:
23' 8"
Depth:
6' 2"
Tonnage (old style):
116
History

1865 Readmeasured 96 gross tons.

1866-68 Enrolled Erie, PA.

1867 Converted to scow sloop.

1871, Apr For sale by Erie Lime & Cement Co.

1871 Repaired.

1871 Sep Owned A.W. Hubbard, Erie, PA or Cleveland, OH.

1872, Jul 8 Owned A.W. Hubbard & J.S. Bartlett. Converted to schooner.

1873 Owned Geroge W. Buzzard, Pt. Huron, MI.

1875 Owned Victor Bormah, Victor Bormah Jr., & George Bormah, Presque Isle, MI.

1876 Owned John Caughhill, Presque Isle, MI.

1877 Owned D. Robinson, Pt. Huron.

1880 Rebuilt Pt. Huron, 98'9" x 23'6" x 7'5"; 111 gross tons, owned Morrau.

1885 Owned D.N. Runnels, Pt. Huron.

1888 Owned Timothy Caster, Pt. Huron

1889, Jul 17 Owned John Muellerweiss Jr., Alpena, MI.

1892, Mar 16 Owned John Muellerweiss Jr. & Adam Kunna, Alpena.

1893 Owned Adam Kunna, Alpena.

1899 Owned August W. Ziew, Alpena.

1901 Owned John Campbell, James Willis, George Cameron, Pt. Huron.

1903 Reid Wrecking Co., Sarnia, ONT.

1903, Mar 7 Documents surrendered Pt. Huron "sold foreign".

1906 Out of registry.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Bowling Green State University, Historical Collections of the Great Lakes
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Emerson H. Knack
Newspaper Clippings
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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AUNT RUTH (1863, Scow Schooner)