BECKER, R.H. (1867, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1867
Official Number:
56207
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Dover Bay, OH
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J. A. Johnson
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
108'
Beam:
23'
Depth:
7'
Tonnage (gross):
104.82
Tonnage (net):
133
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Sheboygan, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
7 May 1908
How:
Capsized & sank.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Crew saved by Life Saving Service. Partially raised two weeks later to clear harbor; dragged outside & abandoned on beach.
History

1868 Owned Cleveland.

1871 Owned Cooley, et al, Cleveland.

1876 Owned Plainer(Platner), et al, Milwaukee.

1879 Owned Platner(Plainer), Milwaukee.

1890, Nov 9 Capsized/sank off Ahnapee.

1908, May 7 Capsized & sank.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
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

BECKER, R.H. (1867, Scow Schooner)
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BECKER, R.H. (1867, Scow Schooner)