SASSACUS (1867, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1867
Official Number:
22916
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Oswego, NY
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Lee & Navagh
Original Owner and Location:
Lee & Navagh, Oswego
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
95'
Beam:
22'
Depth:
7'
Tonnage (gross):
109
Tonnage (net):
103
Final Disposition
Final Location:
2 miles north of east enterance to Sturgeon Bay, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
 Sep 1893
How:
Beached in storm.
Final Cargo:
Wood.
History

1871 Same owners; dismasted.

1876 Repaired.

1877 Owned Captain Patrick Ryan, Oswego.

1879, Aug Same owner; abandoned at Oswego as uninsurable.

1881 Owned by Donaldson et al, Cleveland, OH; towed R. PRINDIVILLE in Cleveland & AuSable lumber trade.

1883 Broke loose in Lorain, OH harbor; blown about causing considerable damage to other vessels & the Main Street bridge; repaired.

1884 Owned Thomas Faragher, Cleveland, in stone trade.

1885 Owned Donaldson, Cleveland.

1887 Owned Paragan, Cleveland.

1889 Owned C.H. Ellis, Milwaukee; new deck.

1890 Ashore at Burnham pier, 20 miles north of Manistee; lost rudder & full of water.

1893 Beached in Lake Michigan storm.

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

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SASSACUS (1867, Scow Schooner)