ECHO (1854, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1854
Official Number:
7237
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milan, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Merry & Gay
Original Owner and Location:
John Smith, Kelly & J.C. Lockwood., Milan, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
109.4'
Beam:
24.5'
Depth:
9.4'
Tonnage (old style):
253
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Cleveland Harbor, OH.
Lake Erie.
Date:
15 Sep 1868
How:
Wrecked.
Notes:
Wrecked entering harbor in gale; one life lost.
History

1854, Aug 12 Launched.

1857, Aug 19 Sunk at Milwaukee, WI, with coal.

1860 Owned J.D. Smith, Milan, OH.

1862, Jul Sold by Gibson & Chase to Milwaukee.

1865 176 gross tons; enrolled Milwaukee.

1866, Jun Lost sails, Lake Erie; repaired.

1867 Rebuilt; 176.79 gross tons.

1868, Sep 15 Wrecked, Lake Erie; owned McCabe & Jesmer, Buffalo, NY.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Newspaper Clippings
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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ECHO (1854, Schooner)