GILBERT, E.K. (1855, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1855
Official Number:
7238
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Saint Clair, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
William S. Redfield
Original Owner and Location:
Reuben Moore, St. Clair County, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
92' 6"
Beam:
23' 6"
Depth:
8' 4"
Tonnage (old style):
161 60/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
15 miles east of Point Pelee.
Lake Erie.
Date:
23 Nov 1868
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
200 tons coal.
Notes:
Bound Cleveland - Detroit, foundered.
History

1855, Sep 14 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1857, Aug 16 Damaged during Lake Michigan storm.

1859, Jul Ashore near Point aux Barques in gale, 2 lives lost.

1860 Owned Reuben More & Co., St. Clair.

1862, Jun Collision with tug EAGLE on Lake Erie.

1863 Owned J.G Irwin, Detroit, MI.

1863, May Lost anchors at Pidgeon Bay, Lake Erie.

1863, Jul Lost cargo hop poles, Lake Ontario, in gale.

1866 Owned Martin & Green, Oswego, NY.

1866, Oct Aground Lake Erie.

1868 Owned Buffalo, 132.37 gross tons.

1868 Nov 23 Foundered, Lake Erie; owned Stinson, Detroit.

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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GILBERT, E.K. (1855, Schooner)