ERIE (1836, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1836
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Black River, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Frederick N. Jones
Original Owner and Location:
DeGarmo Jones et al, Detroit, MI.
Ownership Notes:
J.R. Dorr, R.C. Bristol, S. Thompson, J. Griffith & Co.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
89' 1"
Beam:
25'
Depth:
9' 4"
Tonnage (old style):
183.76
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Ile aux Galets (Skillagalee Reef)
Lake Michigan.
Date:
11 Aug 1841
How:
Stranded.
Final Cargo:
Wheat, flour, etc.
Notes:
Hull broken up, cargo & equiptment saved, unknown how many lives lost.
History

1836, May 11 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1837, Apr 21 Owned J.R. Dorr, DeGarmo Jones & J. McColley, Detroit; rig changed to brig.

1840, Oct 2 Aground Buffalo, Lake Erie with merchandise.

1841, Mar 17 Owned Benjamin Webb, Detroit.

1841, Aug 11 Lost on Lake Michigan.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Newspaper Clippings
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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ERIE (1836, Schooner)