EAGLE WING (1856, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1856
Official Number:
7327
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Clayton, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J. Oades
Original Owner and Location:
H.N. Strong, Detroit, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
133.5'
Beam:
25.3'
Depth:
10.4'
Tonnage (old style):
361 83/95
Final Disposition
Date:
30 Dec 1896
How:
Abandoned.
Notes:
Documents surrendered, Port Huron.
History

1856 Enrolled French Creek, NY.

1856, Sep Damaged.

1856, Nov Damaged in collision with schooner QUEEN CITY at Sodus, NY.

1857, May 27 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1857, Jun Sunk at Chicago; raised.

1857, Oct 6 Owned William H. Goodnow, Detroit.

1858, Feb 6 Owned H.N. Strong, Detroit.

1860, Sep 24 Lost spar; repaired.

1861, Jul Collision with schooners CONVOY & BAY STATE on St. Clair River.

1862, Mar Sunk Bar Point, Lake Erie with staves; raised.

1862, Jul Owned P.J. Ralph & John Hosmer, Detroit.

1865 Large repairs.

1868 Readmeasured, 278.92 gross tons; register US7327.

1869, May Collision with schooner CONQUEST on Lake Michigan.

1869, Nov Ashore near Colchester reef, Lake Erie; one life lost; released by tug SAMSON.

1870 Large repairs.

1871, Nov Aground Graham Shoals, Lake Huron.

1878, Apr Owned Parker Bros., Detroit; holed, sunk near Colchester Light, Lake Erie; raised & repaired, Detroit.

1896, Dec 30 Abandoned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Newspaper Clippings
Peter J. VanderLinden
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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EAGLE WING (1856, Schooner)