FITZGERALD, E. (1870, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1870
Official Number:
8790
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Huron, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Fitzgerald & Leighton
Original Owner and Location:
E. Fitzgerald, Port Huron, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
134.8'
Beam:
25.9'
Depth:
11.1'
Tonnage (gross):
297.84
Final Disposition
Final Location:
2 mi. W. of Old Cut Light, Long Point S. of Port Rowan.
Lake Erie.
Date:
14 Nov 1883
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Wheat.
Notes:
Wrecked in shallows in gale; crew left in a yawl, it capsized & all were lost.
History

1870, Oct 1 Launched.

1870, Nov 3 Enrolled Port Huron, MI.

1871 Owned Winslow, Buffalo, NY.

1873, Oct Aground Racine Reef, Lake Michigan.

1876 Owned Haley, Buffalo, NY.

1879 Large repairs; new bulwarks at Robert Mills & Co. yard.

1883, May Ashore Point au Pelle, Lake Huron, coal laden; released after jettisoning 200 tons coal.

1883, Sep 23 Bound from Toledo, damaged by gale effects.

1883, Nov 14 Wrecked Long Point.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Loudon G. Wilson
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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FITZGERALD, E. (1870, Schooner)