Project
Wisconsin Historical added the Topsail Schooner ABIAH to the State Register of Historic Places. Crossmon Consulting assisted in collecting the data for the nomination. We used our ROV experise to locate the ship.
Location
ABIAH is located northeast of Sheboygan in about 240 feet of water. It operated from 1847 to 1855 mostly in the grain and lumber trades but was most well-known for bringing the first railroad locomotive to Wisconsin.
Description
On Friday, November 19, 2021, Crossmon Consulting was able to add the wreck site of the topsail schooner ABIAH to the State Register of Historic Places.

On Friday, November 19, 2021, Crossmon Consulting was part of the project to add the wreck site of the topsail schooner ABIAH to the State Register of Historic Places. This was the first step toward a National Register listing. The wreck was located by Steve Radovan in September 2018 and surveyed in 2019 and 2020 with the assistance of Crossmon Consulting, LLC and Marine Imaging Technologies. ABIAH is located northeast of Sheboygan in about 240 feet of water. It operated from 1847 to 1855 mostly in the grain and lumber trades but was most well-known for bringing the first railroad locomotive to Wisconsin. This project included a big thanks to Chris Spoo, Caitlin Zant, Tom Crossmon, Evan Kovacs and Doug Hamilton for their assistance in various ways with this project!

Wisconsin Historical added the Topsail Schooner ABIAH to the State Register of Historic Places. Crossmon Consulting was contracted to assist with the project and applied its ROV Expertise to assist in collecting the data.

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