ROCKY MOUNTAIN (1842, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1842
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Point Peninsula, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Original Owner and Location:
B.F. Smith & George Woodward, Cleveland, OH
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
90'
Beam:
20' 6"
Depth:
8' 7"
Tonnage (old style):
144 48/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near American Car Works, Chicago, IL breakwater.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
27 Apr 1854
How:
Driven ashore; total loss.
History

1846, Apr 25 Stranded Buffalo, NY., Lake Erie.

1846, May 25 Owned Peter J. Nevins & Sons, New York, NY.

1847-49 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1848 Lost.

1849, Oct 29 Ran into Southport pier, Lake Michigan; repaired.

1852 Enrolled Milwaukee, WI.

1853, Dec 27 Owned John B. Weir, Chicago, IL.

1854, Early Apr Ashore Grand River, Lake Michigan.

1854, Apr 27 Wrecked.

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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ROCKY MOUNTAIN (1842, Schooner)