WILLARD, JULIA (1865, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1865
Official Number:
12777
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Ashtabula, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Treenailed
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
G.A. Thayer
Original Owner and Location:
G.A. Thayer, et.al., Ashtabula, Ohio
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
118.7'
Beam:
26.2'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (gross):
214.45
Tonnage (net):
203.75
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Colchester Shoal, Lake Erie
Date:
17 Dec 1895
How:
Ice
Final Cargo:
Stone
Notes:
Frozen in ice off Kelley's Island, drifted with ice pack, was crushed & sunk Crew all safe, gone ashore to get a tug
History

1865 Enrolled at Cleveland, Ohio

1871 Owned George Willard, et.al., Ashtabula, Ohio

1871, September Ashore at Avon Point, Lake Erie; released by sand

sucker PROTECTION, repaired at Cleveland

1872 Repaired, new decks

1876 Owned Cement Company, Erie, Pennsylvania; large repairs

1880 Ashore at Port Maitland, Ontario, Lake Erie; released

1883, November Developed leak on Lake Michigan; repaired at Milwaukee,

Wisconsin

1895, October Towed to Cheboygan, Michigan, from Les Cheneux Islands,

Lake Huron, with broken rudder stock; repaired

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
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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WILLARD, JULIA (1865, Schooner)