ROCKAWAY (1866, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1866
Official Number:
21475
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Oswego, NY
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
B. Morgan
Original Owner:
Chandler & Albert
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
106.2'
Beam:
24.2'
Depth:
7'
Tonnage (gross):
164.84
Tonnage (net):
156.26
Final Disposition
Final Location:
2 1/2 miles Northwest of South Haven, MI
Lake Michigan
Date:
20 Nov 1891
Final Depth:
60-70 feet
How:
foundered at anchor
Final Cargo:
lumber
History

1868 Owned Oswego, NY.

1871 Owned N. Stone, Oswego, NY.

1873, Oct Struck a submerged spile and drove it through her starboard bow & out through the deck, Welland Canal between Allanburg & Port Colbourne, ONT.

1875 Repaired.

1876 Owned Bond et al, Oswego, NY.

1877 Rebuilt.

1879 Owned D. Martin, Oswego, NY.

1882 Owned Muskegon, MI.

1884 Owned William Brennan, et al, Muskegon.

1886-87 Repaired aft timbers & ceiling.

1888 Owned Thompson, Muskegon.

1890 Owned Thompson, et al, Muskegon.

1891 Owned W. Benson, Muskegon.

1891, Nov 20 Foundered, Lake Michigan; owned Captain O. Thompson, Chicago, IL.

1983 Wreck located, surveyed by K. R. Pott, et al.

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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ROCKAWAY (1866, Scow Schooner)