DORR, E. P. (1861, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1861
Official Number:
7516
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Chicago, IL
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Jacob W. Banta
Original Owner and Location:
Chase & Gibson, Chicago, IL.
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
120'
Beam:
20'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (old style):
293
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Tecumsch Reef; 20 miles E. Long Point.
Lake Erie.
How:
Grounded & sank.
Final Cargo:
Oak & chestnut lumber.
Notes:
Sank in gale after striking Tecumseh Reef; loss of all (7) crew.
History

1861 Enrolled Chicago, IL.

1861, Aug 6 Passed Detroit on maiden trip.

1861 damaged, waterspout.

1864 Owned William Egan, Chicago.

1865, Oct Collision with bark ALICE; heavy damage.

1866 Owned Knapp, Racine, WI.

1866, Oct Ashore near Malden, Detroit River.

1868 215.92 gross tons.

1871 Owned Glass & Barnes, Racine; repaired.

1874 Repaired.

1876 Owned P. Dufrayne, Oswego, NY.

1878 Ashore with damage near Charlotte, NY.

1881, Jun 1 Coal laden, collision with schooner DONALDSON.

1881, Nov 15 Sank, Lake Erie.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Newspaper Clippings
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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DORR, E. P. (1861, Schooner)