GREY EAGLE (1857, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1857
Official Number:
10341
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Bidwell, Banta & Co.
Built on Bottom of:
R. F. WILSON (1846)
Original Owner and Location:
Lake Navigation Co., Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
137' 10"
Beam:
26' 7"
Depth:
11' 2"
Tonnage (old style):
380 91/95
History

1857 Enrolled Buffalo, NY; sister ship of SEA BIRD.

1858, Apr Collided with schooner SYLPH, Lake Erie.

1858, Apr 14 Owned Henry Roop, Buffalo.

1859, Sep Collision with schooner BARBARIAN, St. Clair Flats.

1859, Nov 26 Aground Port Austin, Lake Michigan; released by tug RELIEF.

1859 Ashore, Lake Michigan.

1860, Apr 6 Owned John B. Lyon, Conneaut, OH.

1863 Owned Pfister & Johnson, Milwaukee; 287.07 gross tons.

1863, Dec 4 Disabled, Lake Michigan.

1864, Nov Sunk in collision with schooner PERSEVERANCE, Straits of Mackinac.

1869, Jul 10 Wrecked Whitefish Point, Lake Superior, recovered; owned Taylor & Co., or Vogel, Johnson & Carroll, Milwaukee.

1870 Repaired.

1871 Owned Milwaukee.

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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GREY EAGLE (1857, Schooner)