ROOT, H.D. (1863, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1863
Official Number:
11577
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Black River, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
H.D. Root
Original Owner and Location:
M. Moore & Co., Black River
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
94.4'
Beam:
23.6'
Depth:
7.2'
Tonnage (old style):
145
History

1864 Owned H.D. Root, Black River.

1868 116.52 gross tons; owned at Fremont, OH.

1871 Owned Tyler et al, Fremont.

1876 Owned C. Amsden, Fremont; repaired.

1896, Sep Stuck on Fish Point near East Tawas, MI; sprang leak; bound Georgian Bay to Bay City, MI; owned Fortier.

1896, Oct 5 Attempt to float her by tug FAVORITE.

1898, Oct Used as lighter working on breakwater; sprang leak; towed by tug DREADNAUGHT.

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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ROOT, H.D. (1863, Schooner)