BLACK ROVER (1855, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1855
Official Number:
2419
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Black River, OH
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Lumm & Lyon
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
81'
Beam:
22'
Depth:
5'
Tonnage (old style):
78
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Cleveland, OH.
Lake Erie.
Date:
29 Nov 1867
How:
Storm, broken up.
Final Cargo:
Wood.
Notes:
Bound Black River-Cleveland; overwhelmed by storm entering harbor; driven ashore near the Water Works; broke up; one life lost.
History

1855-63 Fire enrollments @ Cleveland.

1863 Owned E.W. Buck & Co., Sheffield, OH.

1864-67 Five enrolllments, Sandusky.

1865 Readmeasured 75 gross tons.

1866 Owned H.M. Crowell, Port Clinton, OH.

1867, Nov 29 Wrecked.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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BLACK ROVER (1855, Scow Schooner)