EXILE (1867, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1867
Official Number:
8183
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milan, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Kelley & Shupe
Master Carpenter:
H. Kelley
Original Owner and Location:
H. Kelley, et al., Milan, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
152.5'
Beam:
29.8'
Depth:
11.2'
Tonnage (gross):
387.74
Tonnage (net):
368
Final Disposition
Final Location:
7 mi. south of Sturgeon Point, MI.
Lake Huron.
Date:
25 Nov 1916
How:
Wrecked.
Notes:
Broken towline, driven ashore, pounded to pieces. SWA & GRE also indicated wreck took place Sturgeon Bay, WI, Lake Michigan instead.
History

1867, Sep 13 Launched Milan, OH; cost $36,000; carried 3,000 yards canvas; for iron ore trade.

1869, Nov Damaged in collision on St. Clair Flats.

1871, Oct Ashore Hammond Bay, Lake Huron.

1872, Dec 5 Damaged in storm on Wiaska Bay, Lake Superior; repaired.

1873, Nov Laden with iron ore, ashore Starve Island, Lake Erie.

1874, May Ashore Straits of Mackinac; released.

1874, Sep 3 Damaged in collision with schooner SASCO on St. Clair River; repaired Detroit.

1875, Jul Aground Calumet Reef, Lake Michigan; released.

1875, Fall Partially burned at Cleveland, OH; repaired.

1876 Fitted out, Cleveland.

1878 Repaired.

1880 Homeport Ashtabula, OH.

1883 Towed by JOHN M. OSBORNE with MARIA MARTIN & DAVIS.

1884, Jun Towed by barge MCBRIER with J.F. JOY & GALATEA, Cleveland - Duluth with coal.

1885 Owned J. Shaw, Bay City, MI.

1887 Towed by B.W. ARNOLD.

1890 Towed by D. LEUTY with Jackson & MONTGOMERY.

1894 Often towed by MAINE.

1899 Towed by N. MILLS & H.D. COFFINBERRY.

1901 Towed by ROBERT HOLLAND.

1911 Wrecked Portage Lake, MI.

1911, Oct 14 Raised & repaired.

1916, Nov 25 Wrecked, Lake Huron.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Dossin Great Lakes Museum
John O. Greenwood
C. Patrick Labadie
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
Newspaper Clippings
Quayle, Detroit and St. Clair River Towing Association
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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EXILE (1867, Schooner)