EWEN, FRANK D. (1888, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1888
Official Number:
120710
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
W. Bay City, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Alex Anderson
Original Owner:
Morley & Ewen
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
202'
Beam:
37.3'
Depth:
15.4'
Tonnage (gross):
882
History

Built at F.W. Wheeler Shipyard.

1888, Jun 15 Enrolled Port Huron, MI; owned H.A. Hawgood.

1888, Jul 14 Launched; towed by GEORGE W. MORLEY in Marquette ore trade.

1892, Nov Lost her tow off Sand Beach.

1896, May 28 Aground above Juneau Ave. bridge, little delay.

1897, Nov Brought to Sand Beach leaking; towed by SERVIA.

1899, Jul Owned Corrigan, McKinne & Co, Cleveland.

1901 Towed by MINNESOTA.

1905, Sep Stranded, heavy damage Tonawanda, NY.

1906, Dec Canadian C130321; tow barge; 944 gross / 878 net tons.

1918 Owned George Hall Coal & Transportation Co., Ogdensburg, NY.

1925, Oct 18 Stranded & wrecked near Hedge Hog Harbor, Green Bay, Lake Michigan.

1930 Owned Canadian Import Co., Montreal, QUE.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Loudon G. Wilson
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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EWEN, FRANK D. (1888, Schooner)