ROSSITER, A. (1847, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1847
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Chicago, IL
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
George Allen
Original Owner and Location:
Erastus Bowen, et.al., Chicago, Illinois
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
2
Propulsion:
Screw
Propulsion Notes:
Engine built by B.P. Andrews & Company, Chicago, Illinois
Dimensions
Length:
120' 1"
Beam:
21' 1"
Depth:
8' 1"
Tonnage (old style):
200.67
Final Disposition
Final Location:
25 miles off Calumet, Illinois, Lake Michigan
Date:
11 Oct 1855
How:
Storm
Final Cargo:
Passengers
Notes:
Stranded & wrecked, passengers & crew saved themselves
History

1847, August 11 Enrolled Chicago, built for Lake Michigan passenger &

lumber trade

1848, August Mate lost overboard & drowned

1852, March Owned H.A. Harrison, et.al., Port Washington, Wisconsin

1853 Owned William N. Burton, et.al., Chicago

1854 Enrolled Milwaukee, Wisconsin

1854, October Ashore between Point Betsie & Grand River, Michigan,

Lake Michigan; released

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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ROSSITER, A. (1847, Propeller)