MCVEA, ELLIS J. (1873, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1873
Official Number:
8980
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Allegan, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Builder Name:
J. Jacobson
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
140.4'
Beam:
25.7'
Depth:
10.2'
Tonnage (gross):
291
Tonnage (net):
276
Capacity:
18,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Date:
  1918
How:
Abandoned.
Notes:
c1918.
History

1876 Owned McVea et al, Chicago, IL.

1879 Same owner, Grand Haven, MI.

1887, Apr Owned Captain Hugh Glenn.

1888, Apr 7 Owned Thomas S. Lester.

1890, Apr 8 Owned M. Sicken.

1890, Jun Towed by M. SICKEN with consorts LEVI RAWSON & WM. YOUNG.

1891, Apr 13 Same owner, Marine City, MI.

1897, Jul Towed by M. SICKEN with consort SPADEMAN.

1898, May Towed by M. SICKEN with consorts GRACE WHITNEY & SPADEMAN.

1898 Sunk on Lake Erie.

1899 Towed by S.K. MARTIN with consort ST. JOSEPH.

1900, Jun/Jul Towed by M. SICKEN with consorts C. SPADEMAN & MELVINA.

1901, Jun Towed by M. SICKEN with consort GRACE WHITNEY.

1902, Aug 15 Documents surrendered, Port Huron; sold foreign.

1905 Registered Canadian; C100129.

1906, Oct 30 Broke tow of steamer TEMPEST in storm, Lake Huron.

c1918 Abandoned; last owned W.W. Stover.

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

MCVEA, ELLIS J. (1873, Schooner)
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MCVEA, ELLIS J. (1873, Schooner)