PECK, E.M. (1857, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1857
Official Number:
7490
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Designed for lake & ocean trade.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Peck & Masters
Original Owner and Location:
Foot & Bash, Cleveland
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
111.2'
Beam:
26.1'
Depth:
8.7'
Tonnage (old style):
228
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Chicago harbor, IL.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
4 May 1868
How:
Sank.
Notes:
Capsized in squall on Lake Michigan & was found floating near Kenosha, WI on Apr 13, 1868; towed to Chicago for repairs but was allowed to sink in Chicago harbor.
History

Intended for West Indies.

1860 Owned D.P. Nickerson, Cleveland, OH; 228 gross tons.

1863 Owned W.B. Giles, Cleveland.

1865 Owned John Baldwin, Chicago, IL.

1866 Owned Charles Mears, Chicago.

1868 Owned Lincoln, MI; 152.72 gross tons.

1868, Apr 13 Capsized in squall, Lake Michigan; found floating near Kenosha, WI.

1868, May 4 Sank in Chicago Harbor, 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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PECK, E.M. (1857, Schooner)