DREW, GEORGE C. (1848, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1848
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Avon, OH
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Jones
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
94' 4"
Beam:
22' 5"
Depth:
6' 10"
Tonnage (old style):
130 54/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Big Charity Island or Chantry Island.
Lake Huron.
Date:
13 Aug 1866
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
Ran on reef & wrecked; outfit & cargo salvaged.
History

1848, May 11 Lost foremast, Black River, Lake Erie.

1849 Enrolled Chicago, IL.

1850, Apr 23 Ashore at Grand River, Lake Michigan, with lumber.

1850, Aug 30 Ashore near Chicago with lumber.

1850, Sep 3 Damaged in gale near Chicago.

1853, Apr 10 Capsized on east shore of Lake Michigan.

1853, May 6 Ashore at mouth of Kalamazoo River, Lake Michigan.

1854, Feb 10 Owned Fredrick Clausen, Newark, MI & Ralph R. Mann, Manlius, MI.

1860 Owned H.C. Mocal, Chicago.

1863 Owned Elizabeth Nichols, Chicago.

1865 107 tons.

1866 Owned at Cleveland.

1866, Aug 13 Wrecked, Lake Huron.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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DREW, GEORGE C. (1848, Scow Schooner)