DOUSMAN, ROSA (1855, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1855
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milwaukee, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Leonard Cox
Original Owner and Location:
V. Loomis, Milwaukee, WI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
88'
Beam:
23'
Depth:
8'
Tonnage (old style):
133
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near New Buffalo, MI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
4 Apr 1867
How:
Wrecked.
Notes:
Stranded, became total loss; three lives lost.
History

1856 Enrolled Milwaukee, WI.

1860 Owned Loomis & Richardson, Milwaukee, WI.

1863 Owned Dousman & Richardson, Milwaukee.

1864 Repaired.

1865 Owned Roach & Connor, Milwaukee; repaired.

1866 96 gross tons.

1867, Apr 4 Wrecked, Lake Michigan.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Peter J. VanderLinden
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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DOUSMAN, ROSA (1855, Schooner)