EMILY (1826, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1826
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
St. Clair River, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Original Owner and Location:
John E. Schwartz, Detroit, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
54.4'
Beam:
15'
Depth:
4.9'
Tonnage (old style):
34 27/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Lake St. Clair.
Date:
15 Nov 1830
How:
Capsized.
Notes:
Bound Detroit, MI - St.Clair River, struck several shoals & capsized.
History

1827, Jun 6 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

Poem "Loss of the Jules LaPlante" based on this vessel.

1828, Mar 19 Owned Ralph Wadhams et al, Detroit.

1830, Oct 13 Owned Lewis J. Brakeman, St. Clair, MI.

1830, Nov 13 Wrecked, Lake St. Clair.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
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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EMILY (1826, Schooner)