FLYING DUTCHMAN (1845, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1845
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Fairport, OH
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Joel R. Norton
Original Owner and Location:
William S. Hill & Godfrey E. Green, Fairport, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
80' 9"
Beam:
19' 2"
Depth:
5' 4"
Tonnage (old style):
74 74/95
History

1845, Aug 2 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1847, Mar 24 Owned Henry Williams & Phineas C. Wilcox, Painesville, OH.

1848 Traded Sandusky & Buffalo, lumber & general cargo.

1849 Enrolled Cuyahoga District.

1851, Sep 25 Aground Buffalo, Lake Erie.

1851, Nov 4 Ashore & abandoned, Long Point, ONT, Lake Erie.

1854 Owned Vannerman, Port Rowan, ONT.

1856, Sep Wrecked at Dunkirk, NY.

1862 Owned Moses Overholt, Bridgeport, ONT; rebuilt by Richard Gilbert, Jordan, ONT; 65.3 x 18.2 x 5.7, 59 tons.

1866 Owned Wm. Rankin et al, Port Dalhousie, ONT.

1874 Owned M. Morrison, Niagara, ONT.

1878 Owned Jessie Butler, Toronto, ONT.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Canadian Sessional Papers
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
Newspaper Clippings
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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FLYING DUTCHMAN (1845, Scow Schooner)