BATES, EVALINE (1858, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1858
Official Number:
7322
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Huron, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Bates & Wilson
Original Owner and Location:
Eli Bates, Huron, OH
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
127.9'
Beam:
25.7'
Depth:
10.1'
Tonnage (old style):
324
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Beaver Island.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
1 Sep 1891
How:
Wrecked.
Notes:
Driven ashore in storm; broken up; too old to salvage; last owned M. Russell, Chicago.
History

1859, Jun 14 Cleared Detroit, MI for Europe.

1860-65 Estate of E. Bates, Huron, OH.

1861, May 30 Bound to Milwaukee, WI; back in lakes service.

1865 Readmeasured; 234 gross tons.

1866 Owned B.O. Wilcox, Fairport, OH.

1869, Nov Blown off Bay Furnace Dock; stranded Grand Island reef, Lake Superior; damages $1800.

1870, May Again stranded Grand Island reef.

1871 Owned Morse, Fairport, OH.

1872 Repaired.

1876 Owned Parks, Toledo, OH.

1879 Owned E. Dikes, Grand Haven, MI.

1882 In service; 234 gross/222 net tons.

1891, Sep 1 Wrecked.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Newspaper Clippings
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Peter J. VanderLinden
Richard J. Wright, Bowling Green State University
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

BATES, EVALINE (1858, Schooner)
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