OCEAN (1836, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1836
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Swan Creek, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
S. Sullivan
Original Owner and Location:
James A. Armstrong & Samuel Sullivan, Detroit, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
55' 5"
Beam:
17' 4"
Depth:
5' 7"
Tonnage (old style):
42 66/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
6 miles north St. Joseph, MI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
3 Nov 1845
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Capsized after heavy storm & all crew lost; out of Mackinac.
History

1836, Jul 7 Enrolled Detroit.

1836, Nov 1 Owned George W. Dole, Abram Knickerbocker.

1836, Nov Ashore between Black & Kalamazoo Rivers.

1843, Aug 10 Enrolled Mackinac, owned Michael Douseman, Hugh Shorts.

1844, Mar 27 Wrecked St. Joseph, MI, Lake Michigan, 6 lives lost (may be same event as November 3, 1845).

1844, Aug 26 Owned Michael Douseman, Mary -- & David Ward, Mackinac District.

1844, March 17 Aground near St. Joseph, MI.

1844, Apr 17 Released, repaired Milwaukee, WI.

1845, Nov 3 Foundered, Lake Michigan.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
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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OCEAN (1836, Schooner)