DOUSMAN, MICHAEL (1843, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1843
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milwaukee, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
S. Farnham
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
90'
Beam:
20'
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (old style):
137
Final Disposition
Final Location:
On Point Abino.
Lake Erie.
Date:
7 Dec 1853
How:
Hull failure.
Final Cargo:
170 tons coal.
Notes:
Put ashore leaking & quickly became total loss. 1854, Apr 24 8 tons coal, salvaged by schooner MORNING STAR.
History

1843 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1844 Ran Milwaukee, WI - Buffalo, NY; grain trade.

1848, Feb Lengthed 20 feet at Milwaukee.

1848, Apr 17 Ashore, Chicago; released May.

1849 Chicago District, 153.57 tons.

1849 18 days, Milwaukee - Buffalo.

1852, Jul Lost mainsail & gibs near Conneaut, NY.

1852, Nov 6 Sunk coal laden, Erie, PA harbor.

1853, May 10 Capsized, Lake Erie near Malden, ONT.

1853, Dec 7 Wrecked, Lake Erie.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
Newspaper Clippings
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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DOUSMAN, MICHAEL (1843, Schooner)