SIMMONS, ROUSE (1868, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1868
Official Number:
110087
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milwaukee, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Allen, McClelland & Company
Original Owner and Location:
Tansley & Ackerman, Kenosha, Wisconsin
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
123.5'
Beam:
27.6'
Depth:
8.4'
Tonnage (gross):
205
Tonnage (net):
195
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Two Rivers, Wisconsin, Lake Michigan
Date:
23 Nov 1912
How:
Foundered
Final Cargo:
Christmas trees
Notes:
All crew plus lumberjacks (17) lost when she sunk in a gale 1971 Wreck located near Rawley Point
History

1868 Ran Manistee, Michigan & Chicago, Illinois with lumber

1873 Owned Charles H. Hackley; ran Muskegon, Michigan to Chicago,

Illinois

1893 Owned John Leonard

1893 Owned August & Herman Schuenemann, who carried Christmas trees on

their las run of the season, known as Christmas Tree Ship,

carrying trees from Upper Peninsula, 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

SIMMONS, ROUSE (1868, Schooner)
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SIMMONS, ROUSE (1868, Schooner)