WILLIAMS, ELLEN (1856, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1856
Official Number:
7308
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Peck & Masters
Original Owner and Location:
A.R. Williams, Chicago, Illinois
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
130.4'
Beam:
30.1'
Depth:
10.3'
Tonnage (old style):
390
History

1858 For sale Racine, Wisconsin

1861 Strengthened & repaired

1863 Owned R. Prindenville, Chicago

1865 292 gross tons

1868 292.38 gross tons

1871 Owned Barker, et.al., Chicago

1876 Owned Kirby, F. & Company, Menominee; 298 gross ton barge

1879 Same owners, Mariette

1888 Rebuilt

1893, September Rescued balloonist O. Eireman in Lake Michigan

1900 321 gross/305 net tons; owned O. Swanson, Lagrangell, Chicago

District

1905 130 x 30 x 10.6', 274 gross/240 net tons

1906, May 13 Sank Callum's Bay, Detroit River in collision with

obstruction Bois Blanc Island in tow of tug MINER

1907 Owned John Hannan, Ogdensburg

1909 Owned Oliver Swanson, capacity 375 m. lumber

1909 Owned Eureka Coal & Dock Company, Chicago

1910, May 20 Owned Artesian Stone & Lime Works, Chicago with schooner

LAKE FOREST

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

WILLIAMS, ELLEN (1856, Schooner)
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WILLIAMS, ELLEN (1856, Schooner)