FORWARDER (1860, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1860
Official Number:
9570
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Lakeport, MI
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Urias Ocomb
Built on Bottom of:
SCHOONER FIDELITY, 1853.
Original Owner and Location:
Urias Ocomb, William McDonnell & Joseph Stevenson, Lakeport, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
67'
Beam:
19' 10"
Depth:
5' 5"
Tonnage (old style):
62 28/95
History

1863 Owned P.J. Averill, Port Huron, MI.

1864 Wrecked at Kincardine, ONT; rebuilt 85.6' x 20.5' x 7', 87.35 gross tons.

1866, Oct 8 Owned William Armstrong & Emma L. Hudson, Port Huron, MI.

1867 Large repairs.

1867, Apr 11 Owned E.G. Manuel & Nelson Little, Port Huron.

1869, Nov 22 Sprang leak & sank, Kelly's Island, Lake Erie.

1872, Nov 23 Hit a log & tore 2 - 3 planks off, sank at Black River, Port Huron.

1873, Mar 14 Raised by Coast Wrecking Co.

1875, Oct Thieves stripped canvas & rigging near Port Huron; owned Little & Brown.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
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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FORWARDER (1860, Scow Schooner)