PELICAN (1872, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1872
Official Number:
20415
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Detroit, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J.P. Clark
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
204.9'
Beam:
34.9'
Depth:
13.5'
Tonnage (gross):
813
Tonnage (net):
772
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Ashtabula, OH.
Lake Erie.
Date:
16 May 1893
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Iron ore.
Notes:
Wrecked offshore while riding out a storm; 4 lost, survivors rescued by tug SUNOL. 1893, Dec 22 Wreck destroyed by dynamite.
History

1873 Nov 10 In tow of EGYPTIAN, grounded Sand Point with grain.

1874, Oct Aground Neebish Rapids, St. Mary's River.

1876 Owned Winslows, Cleveland, OH; barge.

1877, May 3 Aground St. Clair River with grain.

1878, Apr Collision with schooner GOSHAWK, Lake Michigan.

1882, Oct Collision with schooner SHERMAN; repaired.

1883 Towed by EGYPTIAN in Buffalo, NY - Duluth, MN grain & coal trade.

1884, Oct 19 Damaged in Lake Erie gale.

1888 Towed by WOCOKEN.

1891, Novr Lost tow of EGYPTIAN 20 miles off Outer Island; missing

for 1 week; rescued by steamer E.C.POPE, ore laden & bound Two Harbors - Cleveland.

1893, May 16 Owned William Mack, Cleveland, wrecked Lake Erie.

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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PELICAN (1872, Schooner)