EVALINE (1861, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1861
Official Number:
7299
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Blendon's Landing, Grand River, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
A.C. Litchfield
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
117.8'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
10.2'
Tonnage (old style):
291
Final Disposition
Date:
  1902
How:
Abandoned.
History

1863 Owned A.L. & H.S. McGraw, Chicago, IL.

1865 236 gross tons.

1868 235.57 gross tons.

1869, Sep Damaged in collision on Lake Michigan.

1871 New decks & sails.

1872, Nov 29 In distress, Scarecrow Island near Alpena, MI.

1877, Jun Struck by lightning 60 mi. outside Chicago, IL, bound for Alpena, MI; destroyed main mast.

1879 Owned Quell, Grand Haven, MI.

1895, Sep 26 Foundered off Kewaunee, WI., Lake Michigan.

1897, Jun 16 Damaged in collision with steamer VIRGINIA off Milwaukee; repaired Milwaukee Dry Dock Co.

1899 Owned Leatham & Smith, Sturgeon Bay; 118 x 26 x 10; 235 gross / 223 net tons.

1900 Milwaukee District; 117.8 x 26 x 10.2; owned Thomas H. Smith, Sturgeon Bay, WI.

1902 Abandoned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
American Bureau of Shipping
Beesons Marine Directory
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Inland Seas, Great Lakes Historical Society
Newspaper Clippings
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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EVALINE (1861, Schooner)