BROWN, R.M. (1861, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1861
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Newport (Marine City), MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Also described as a scow. Low-rigged with very high bulwarks, standing keel.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Egins
Original Owner:
Egins
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
236
Capacity:
11,200 bushels
History

Built for coastal service between the Lakes & California.

1862 - 65 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1863 Owned Egins, Buffalo.

1865 Readmeasured 184 gross tons.

1865, Oct 17 Sailed Toledo, OH for Boston with walnut lumber; arrived Boston Nov 27.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Newspaper Clippings
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
Loudon G. Wilson
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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BROWN, R.M. (1861, Schooner)