ELLINWOOD, ELLA (1869, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1869
Official Number:
8604
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
East Saginaw, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Wm. Dixon
Original Owner and Location:
Joseph Heald, Montague, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
106'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
9'
Tonnage (gross):
157
Tonnage (net):
150
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Between Fox Point & Port Washington, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
29 Sep 1901
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Lumber & bark.
Notes:
Lost bearing in smoke from forest fires; went aground & broke up.
History

1869, Oct 14 Enrolled Port Huron, MI.

1873, Oct 14 Lost jib in collision with tug at Chicago, IL.

1874, Oct Aground White Lake, Lake Michigan.

1877 Owned M. Avery & Co., Chicago.

1879 Owned M. Avery & Co., White Lake, MI.

1880 Owned Thomas Flagestadt, Montague, MI.

1901, Sep 29 Lost on Lake Michigan.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
John O. Greenwood
Newspaper Clippings
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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