FREMONT, J.C. (1856, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1856
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milan, OH
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Merry & Gay
Original Owner and Location:
J. Stevens, Milan, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
111'
Beam:
24'
Depth:
9'
Tonnage (old style):
215
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Bailey's Harbor, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
26 Jun 1865
How:
Collision in fog.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Sank in collision by bark AMERICAN UNION in fog, which rescued crew.
History

1856, Nov Lost deck load lumber.

1858 Owned Stevens & Chase; ashore False Cut, above Long Point, Lake Erie.

1858, Nov 9 Refloated after grounding.

1858, Nov 15 Enroute Milan, OH, dry dock for repairs.

1859, Sep 18 Aground Fairport, Lake Erie.

1860 Owned J. Stevens, Toledo, OH.

1863 Overhauled.

1865 Owned A.E. Curtis, Toledo; 158 gross tons.

1865, Jun 26 Sank, Lake Michigan.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
C. Patrick Labadie
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Peter J. VanderLinden
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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FREMONT, J.C. (1856, Scow Schooner)