GERLACH, ELIZA (1867, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1867
Official Number:
8189
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: 12 wrought iron knees; has Nickerson's patent capstan & davits.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Blazedell or Blaisdell
Original Owner:
Blazedell (Blaisdell) & Gerlach
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
127.6'
Beam:
26.3'
Depth:
16.3'
Tonnage (gross):
271.43
Tonnage (net):
257
Capacity:
17,000 bushels corn
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Avon Point.
Lake Erie.
Date:
17 Sep 1913
How:
Destroyed.
Notes:
Destroyed by naval fire & sank.
History

1868, Dec 10 Arrived Cleveland, but unable to enter port due to snow storm.

1874, Jul Damaged by lightning, Lake St. Clair.

1875 New deck.

1875, Jun Capsized Bar Point, Lake Erie, with stone.

1879, Oct 23 Aground Buffalo; towed to Buffalo for repairs.

1882, late Sep Dismasted Lake Michigan; towed to St. Joseph, MI for repairs.

1885, Fall Collided with schooner THOMAS HOWLAND off Skillagalee, MI.

1885, Jun 24 Tied up at Sheboygan, WI on libel by owners of THOMAS HOWLAND.

1886 Towed by OREGON.

1913, Sep 17 Destroyed.

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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GERLACH, ELIZA (1867, Schooner)