MORGAN, E.B. (1847, Bark)


Year of Build:
1847
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Grand Haven, MI
Vessel Type:
Bark
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Corburn
Original Owner and Location:
Amos Rathbone, Grand Rapids, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
143'
Beam:
24' 2"
Depth:
9' 6"
Tonnage (old style):
310 62/95
Capacity:
250,000 feet
Final Disposition
Notes:
Reportedly lost near Chicago in Lake Michigan, 1863 - 1865.
History

1847, Sep 2 Enrolled Detroit, MI; ran in lumber trade.

1847, Nov 6 Collision with schooner ONTANAGON in gale, Lake Michigan.

1851, May Grounded at Chicago with 415,000' lumber.

1853 Owned William F. Raelofson, Hatch & Co, Detroit.

1855 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1855, Oct Collision with schooner H.L. LANSING off 40 mile point, Lake Huron with lumber; aground Buffalo area, Lake Erie.

1856, May 2 Collision with schooner MAGPIE at Chicago.

1856, Sep 30 Collision with propeller IOWA at Cheboygan Bay, Lake Michigan, lumber laden.

1858, Sep Aground at Chicago.

1860 Owned J.E. Stafford & Co, Chicago.

1860, Sep 24 Lost mast.

1861, Aug Damaged oats & lumber cargo, Lake Erie.

1863 - 65 Lost, Lake Michigan.

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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MORGAN, E.B. (1847, Bark)