BATES, ELI (1857, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1857
Official Number:
7236
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Erie, PA
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
George Hardison
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
137'
Beam:
26.1'
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (old style):
365
Final Disposition
Final Location:
About 7 miles north of Ashtabula, OH.
Lake Erie.
Date:
16 Nov 1871
Final Depth:
14 fathoms
How:
Foundered in gale.
Final Cargo:
Wheat.
Notes:
All 9 hands lost; bound Sheboygan, WI-Buffalo, NY.
History

1860 Owned Davison, Johnson & Co., Buffalo, NY.

1864 Owned W.C. Davidson, Buffalo, NY.

1865 Repairs made; 264.91 gross tons.

1870, Sep 25 Ashore Windmill Point, Lake Erie.

1871 Owned Montgomery, Buffalo, NY; large repairs.

1871, Nov 16 Foundered Ashtabula, OH.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Peter J. VanderLinden
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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BATES, ELI (1857, Schooner)