EARLY BIRD (1874, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1874
Official Number:
135028
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Eastmanville, MI
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Van Dyke
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
58'
Beam:
15.3'
Depth:
4.7'
Tonnage (gross):
28
Tonnage (net):
27
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Michigan City, IN.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
9 Oct 1884
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Capsized & sank; crew rescued by tug PEARL CAMPBELL.
History

1879 Owned J. Perew, Grand Haven, MI.

1884, Oct 9 Wrecked, Lake Michigan; owned E.F. Ault, Muskegon.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Newspaper Clippings
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
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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EARLY BIRD (1874, Scow Schooner)