CREVOLA (1848, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1848
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milan, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Ruggles & Shupe
Master Carpenter:
L. (S.) Ruggles
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
107' 8"
Beam:
23' 10"
Depth:
9' 1"
Tonnage (old style):
212.83
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Port Bruce, ONT.
Lake Erie.
Date:
28 Oct 1863
How:
Wrecked in storm.
Final Cargo:
Wheat.
History

1848, Apr Launched.

1848 - 50 Enrolled Sandusky, OH.

1852 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1854, Mar 29 Owned William M. Whitcomb et al, Detroit.

1854, Nov 15 Owned John Owen & Gordon Campbell, Detroit.

1856 Sunk, Milwaukee, WI, Lake Michigan.

1857, Jul 28 Owned William W. & D. Bethune, Duffield, Detroit.

1857, Oct 22 Collision with unknown brig, Saginaw Bay, Lake Huron; repaired.

1859 Rebuilt.

1859, Apr 2 Owned J.L. Wolverton, Detroit.

1859, Jul 6 Owned Stephen B. & George W. Grummond, Detroit.

1859, Jul 26 Grounded Gull Island, Lake Erie.

1860, Aug 10 Owned Melzar F. Merrick, Detroit.

1861 & 1862 Repaired.

1863, Jun Collided with ISABEL, Toledo, OH, Lake Erie.

1863, Sep 26 Ashore Point Pelee, Lake Erie.

1863, Oct 28 Wrecked.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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CREVOLA (1848, Schooner)