EMMETT, ROBERT (1847, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1847
Official Number:
21142
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Bidwell & Banta
Original Owner and Location:
Patrick Short, Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
114'
Beam:
25'
Depth:
9' 3"
Tonnage (old style):
245 7/95
History

1847, Apr 20 Launched; enrolled Buffalo Creek (Buffalo), NY.

1847, Aug Ran St. Joseph, MI - Buffalo in 7 days.

1848 Carried wheat Buffalo - Chicago, IL.

1860 Sheathed all over with 2" plank.

1864 Owned Gabriel Hoyt, Buffalo; large repairs.

1866 Owned Arnott, Buffalo; 243 gross tons.

1871 Owned Bradley, Buffalo.

1871, Sep 5 Made a barge for lumber trade, Buffalo - Saginaw.

1872, Oct 26 Struck pier at Port Bruce & drifted ashore.

1872, Nov 16 Released by tug FRANK GEELE.

1872, Nov 23 At Sheboygan, WI, in river near Heyn's tannery, partly submerged, stripped of running rigging & sails.

1874 Towed by propeller TRADER with SEMINOLE, J.W. MAGROUDER & SHIAWASSEE.

1876 196 gross ton.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
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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EMMETT, ROBERT (1847, Schooner)