FREE TRADER (1849, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1849
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Sodus, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
David Rogers
Original Owner and Location:
David Rogers, Sodus, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
65'
Beam:
6'
Depth:
0'
Tonnage (old style):
46
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Green Bay, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
 Dec 1869
How:
Sunk.
Final Cargo:
Fish.
History

1849 Enrolled Rochester, NY District.

1852, Oct 20 Collision with schooner WEST WIND on Lake Erie.

1853, May 23 Collision with schooner KOSCIUSKO near Buffalo, Lake Erie.

1853, Nov 24 Aground Pultneyville, Lake Ontario.

1855 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1857 Enrolled Rochester.

1858 Enrolled Oswego, NY.

1858 - 61 Enrolled Buffalo.

1859, Oct Ashore near Wellington, Lake Ontario.

1859, Nov 12 Damaged in storm, Lake Erie islands, lost deck cargo, anchors & some canvas.

1861 Enrolled Oswego.

1864 Owned Yolt, Montreal, QUE.

1865 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1866 Owned Babbitt, Montreal, QUE.

1867 Enrolled Milwaukee, WI.

1869, Dec Sunk, Lake Michigan.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
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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FREE TRADER (1849, Schooner)