DOAK, ELLA (1868, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1868
Official Number:
8205
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Pentwater, MI
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
James Corlette
Original Owner and Location:
J. Doak, Pentwater, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
85'
Beam:
21'
Depth:
5'
Tonnage (gross):
75.04
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Albey's Bay, Hedgehog Harbor, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
14 Aug 1875
How:
Grounded.
Final Cargo:
Rip rap.
Notes:
Some sources say wreck recovered & subsequently abandoned; others say wreck broke up on shore.
History

1871, Oct Lost sails, Lake Michigan.

1871 - 72, Winter Carried relief supplies to fire victims in Wisconsin.

1872 Struck bar at Pt. Washington, WI, Lake Michigan with cargo of bricks.

1872, Oct Grounded Ahnapee, WI, Lake Michigan.

1872, Nov Beached Keewaunee, WI, Lake Michigan; cargo of bark, ties, & lumber.

1873, Dec 25 Jumped sand bar at Wolf River, Ahnapee (now Algoma).

1874, Apr Damaged in collision with scow MOONLIGHT at Milwaukee, Lake Michigan.

1874, Nov Waterlogged, Lake Michigan.

1875, Aug 14 Grounded.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Loudon G. Wilson
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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DOAK, ELLA (1868, Scow Schooner)