ROVER (1854, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1854
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Manitowoc, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
35
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Ludington, Michigan, Lake Michigan
Date:
3 Sep 1858
How:
Storm
Final Cargo:
Lumber & cordwood
Notes:
Sprung leak & partially capsized, drifted for three days before sinking, crew all safe
History

1854 Enrolled Milwaukee, Wisconsin

1855 Enrolled Chicago, Illinois

1856, September Ashore off South Pier, Milwaukee

1858 Owned J.H. Meyer, Milwaukee

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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ROVER (1854, Schooner)