EXPERIMENT (1833, Scow)


Year of Build:
1833
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Ypsilanti, MI
Vessel Type:
Scow
Note: Also called a Pole-boat; low keel-boat, ribbed & planked in oak, decked at bow & stern, having treads or walks on each side for polers.
Builder Name:
Jas. Ashe et al.
Power
Power:
Unpowered
Dimensions
Capacity:
100 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Rouge River near Dearbornville, MI.
How:
Sunk.
Notes:
Abandoned near Rouge River, 1838; sank.
History

1834, May Maiden trip with 125 bushels flour; ran Ypsilanti & Detroit with supplies.

1836 - 38 Abandoned on Rouge River near Dearbornville.

c.1840 Sunk.

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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EXPERIMENT (1833, Scow)