LIBERATOR (1846, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1846
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Dover, OH
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
E. D. Sawyer
Original Owner and Location:
Elias B. Sawyer et al., Dover, OH.
Ownership Notes:
James Towner & Nelson Oviatt.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
68'
Beam:
16' 7"
Depth:
4'
Tonnage (old style):
45
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Fighting Island, below Detroit, MI.
Lake St. Clair.
Date:
11 Jul 1858
How:
Capsized.
Final Cargo:
Wood.
Notes:
Capsized near head of Detroit River, hull eventually rested on Fighting Island; crew saved by barge in tow of tug DISPATCH.
History

1846, Jul 24 First enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1858, Jul 11 Capsized on Lake St. Clair & drifted onto Fighting Island; owned Mary Desrochers, Mt. Clemens, MI.

1847, Aug 2 Owned L. Townes.

1849, Aug 1 Owned E. B. Sawyer.

1852, Jun 21 Owned D. C. Russell, Salem, OH.

1857, Aug 7 Owned William Cole, Detroit, MI.

1858, May 8 Owned Mary A. Desrochers, Mt. Clemens.

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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LIBERATOR (1846, Scow Schooner)