DAVIS, GEORGE W. (1872, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1872
Official Number:
85251
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Toledo, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Builder Name:
Bailey Brothers
Original Owner:
Williams & Halloran
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
135.8'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
11.3'
Tonnage (gross):
298.54
Tonnage (net):
283.61
Capacity:
22,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Pt. Maitland, ONT.
Lake Erie.
Date:
26 Oct 1895
Final Depth:
30'
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
Coal.
Notes:
Stranded & sank a few days later.
History

1872, May 4 Launched.

1881, Feb Owned Ford & Richardson, Ashtabula, OH.

1881 Towed by H.L. WORTHINGTON, Cleveland & Duluth trade.

1883 Repaired.

1883, Nov Lost anchor, Pigeon Bay, Lake Erie.

1885 Towed by HENRY CHISHOLM, coal from Buffalo - Chicago; ore from Escanba - Cleveland.

1885, Dec Stranded with heavy damage near Bayfield, ONT.

1887, Jul 22 Collision with GEORGE WORTHINGTON, sinking latter off Colchester Reef, Lake Erie.

1895, Oct 26 Foundered; owned Martin Elwin, Milan, OH.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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DAVIS, GEORGE W. (1872, Schooner)