FREMONT (1856, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1856
Official Number:
9160
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Perrysburgh, OH
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
C.V. Jamison
Original Owner and Location:
Nims & Tillotson, Fremont, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
122'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (old style):
286
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Between Oswego, NY & Sandusky, OH.
Lake Erie.
Date:
29 Nov 1869
Final Depth:
12 fathoms.
How:
Sunk.
Final Cargo:
2,200 bushels salt.
Notes:
Bound Oswego, NY - Sandusky, OH, sank in collision with propeller WENONA.
History

1856 Enrolled Cleveland, OH; ran Fremont, OH - Buffalo, NY.

1863 Enrolled Milwaukee, WI; owned Flint & White, Fremont.

1864 Enrolled Sandusky, OH.

1866 Enrolled Buffalo.

1868 Owned Buffalo; 208.91 gross tons.

1869, Nov 29 Sunk, Lake Erie.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
C. Patrick Labadie
Newspaper Clippings
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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FREMONT (1856, Scow Schooner)