FREME, MARTHA (1835, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1835
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Oswego, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
86' 7"
Beam:
19' 10"
Depth:
8' 5"
Tonnage (old style):
131 46/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
3 miles below Barcelona, NY.
Lake Erie.






Date:
 Oct 1850
How:
Wrecked.
Notes:
Wrecked in storm; crew lost.
History

1836, May 13 Enrolled Oswego, NY.

1837, Aug 3 Owned Ansel R. Cobb et al, Buffalo, NY.

1840, Aug Damaged in collision with brig INDIANA at Point Abino, Lake Erie.

1840, Oct 2 Struck pier at Buffalo & sprang leak; cargo wheat.

1842, Apr 9 Rebuilt & remodeled; ran on Cobb & Co. Line; owned Ansel R. Cobb, Buffalo & Zenas Cobb, Cleveland; 89 x 20 x 9'2", 148 56/95 tons.

1842, Sep Sunk schooner DOLPHIN in collision off Erie, PA; repaired.

1842, Sep 22 Damaged in Lake Erie storm.

1845, Oct Slight damage in fire at Merritt's Lock flour mill accident.

1847, Mar 15 Damaged in freshet at Buffalo, Lake Erie; repaired.

1848 Ran Buffalo - Erie with coal & to Cleveland with flour; scuttled by Canadians opposite Black Rock Dam, NY.

1848, Nov 10 Ashore at Port Burwell, ONT, Lake Erie with merchandise; released.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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FREME, MARTHA (1835, Schooner)