NICHOLSON, ELIZABETH A. (1872, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1872
Official Number:
8853
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Huron, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
E. Fitzgerald
Original Owner and Location:
Capt. E. A. Nicholson, Detroit, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
188'
Beam:
33'
Depth:
14.3'
Tonnage (gross):
721.7
Tonnage (net):
685.62
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Evanston, IL.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
25 Nov 1895
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Coal.
Notes:
Bound Erie, PA - Chicago, IL in tow of propeller J. EMERY OWEN, stranded & wrecked in a gale.
History

1872, Sep 9 Launched.

1872, Sep 23 Enrolled Port Huron, MI.

1873, May 30 Aground Erie, Lake Erie; released by tug GAE DINER.

1878, Mar Owned John Pridgeon; ran Chicago - Buffalo in grain trade.

1883, Jul Ashore near Winnetka, IL, Lake Michigan; jettisoned coal & released; repaired at Chicago.

1883, Sep 3 Aground Buffalo, Lake Erie.

1884 Large repairs.

1886 Keel repaired.

1887 Owned J. Emery Owen; new donkey engine; towed by tug JOHN OWEN with barge MICHIGAN in Ashland ore trade.

1888 Towed by IRON AGE & IRA H. OWEN.

1889, Nov lost tow & went ashore near Marquette, MI, Lake Superior.

1893, Nov 12 Collision with steamer C. B. LOCKWOOD at Lime Kiln Crossing near Amhurstburg, ONT, Detroit River.

1895, Nov 25 Wrecked, Lake Michigan.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
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

NICHOLSON, ELIZABETH A. (1872, Schooner)
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NICHOLSON, ELIZABETH A. (1872, Schooner)