ELBE (1845, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1845
Official Number:
7519
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Sanford & Moses
Original Owner and Location:
Peter J. Denker, Cleveland, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
58' 7"
Beam:
17' 1"
Depth:
6' 6"
Tonnage (old style):
56 47/95
Final Disposition
Notes:
Laid up at Elevator A in Milwaukee & abandoned, post 1884.
History

1845, Apr 21 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1849, May 26 Enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1853 Rebuilt, Chicago, IL by Dolittle & Miller; 78' x 18.2' x 6.3'; 87 tons.

1854 Chicago Customs District.

1860 Owned Punger & Mardoff.

1862, Oct Aground Ashtabula, Lake Erie.

1863 Owned Nelson Thompson.

1864 Owned Dougherty, Chicago.

1866 Owned Birge, Racine, WI; 67 gross tons.

1867, Nov Aground, Holland, MI, Lake Michigan.

1868, Aug Sunk on Lake Mighigan in collision with schooner FRANK PEREW.

1870 Ran into rock off Centerville; towed to Manitowoc, WI for repairs, launched Apr, 1871.

1874, Aug Lost foremast, Lake Michigan.

1879 Owned T. Norman, Grand Haven, MI.

1883, Jun Aground Whitefish Bay; released by tug COE.

1883, Jul Collision with propeller LYCOMING at Milwaukee, WI; towed to harbor by tug EMMA DWYER.

1884 Owned J. Brotschtky, Milwaukee.

Post 1884 Abandoned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
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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ELBE (1845, Schooner)