EUREKA (1858, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1858
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Wilson, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
L. L. Littles
Original Owner and Location:
L. L. Littles, Wilson, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
213
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Pigeon Island.
East end, Lake Ontario.
How:
Foundered, sank in storm.
Final Cargo:
Coal.
History

1858, Jun Launched; enrolled Lewiston, NY.

1860 Enrolled Toledo, OH.

1860 #2 Toledo.

1863 #10 Owned King & Steel, Toledo.

1864 Owned Giles & Sylvester, Montreal, QUE.

1866, Sep Lost deck load lumber, Lake Ontario.

1873 Major repairs.

1876 Owned Williams et al, Montreal, C46229.

1878 Owned A. Cantin, Montreal; 102 x 24 x 9.5', 152 net tons.

1879 Owned Williams et al, Montreal.

1881 Major repairs.

1883 Owned J. Donnelly, Montreal.

1883, Nov 26 Abandoned while sinking in storm off Pigeon Island, east end Lake Ontario; owned Chambers & Chadwick, Kingston, ONT.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
C. Patrick Labadie
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
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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EUREKA (1858, Schooner)