WILLIAMS, E.R. (1873, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
8987
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Toledo, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Bailey Brothers
Original Owner and Location:
Williams, et.al., Toledo, Ohio
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
137.2'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
11.6'
Tonnage (gross):
293
Tonnage (net):
278
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near St.Martins Island, mouth Green Bay, Lake Michigan
Date:
22 Sep 1895
How:
Foundered
Notes:
Bound Escanaba, Michigan for Toledo, Ohio in tow of steamer SANTA MARIA, foundered in gale; crew picked up by steamer OSCEOLA off Summer Island after a night on open lake 1997 Wreck discovered
History

1875, September 23 Sank MARION EGAN off Thunder Bay Light, Lake Huron

with 2 lives lost; damages WILLIAMS towed to Port

Huron by tug CITY OF ALPENA

1881 Major repairs

1895, September 22 Foundered, Lake Michigan

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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WILLIAMS, E.R. (1873, Schooner)