AMARANTH (1864, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1864
Official Number:
1026
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milan, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
William Shupe
Original Owner and Location:
Valentine Fries, Milan, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
134'
Beam:
24.8'
Depth:
10.9'
Tonnage (old style):
330
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Above Fort Gratiot.
Lake Huron.
Date:
7 Sep 1901
How:
Blown ashore in storm.
Final Cargo:
Bundled lath.
Notes:
Tow of steamer JOHN H. PAULY; she was blown ashore & wrecked.
History

1864 Enrolled Sandusky, OH.

1865 Enrolled Cleveland, OH; readmeasured, 272 gross tons.

1866 Enrolled Sandusky, OH.

1874-75 Rebuilt.

1880, Feb 24 Enrolled Port Huron, MI; Owned John Shaw, Bay City; Described as 134' x 24.8' x 10.9'; 272 gross tons & 259 net tons.

1887, Apr 13 Enrolled Port Huron, MI; owned Fred Whitmore.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
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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AMARANTH (1864, Schooner)