ECLIPSE (1823, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1823
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Vermilion, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Augustus Jones
Original Owner and Location:
Saphon Meeker & Thomas Kelly, Vermillion, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
63'
Beam:
18' 6"
Depth:
5' 9"
Tonnage (old style):
58 10/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Louise Island.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
 Nov 1843
How:
Sugar, salt.
Notes:
Enroute Mackinac, MI - Green Bay, WI, wrecked; crew reached Green Bay.
History

1823, Jun 26 Launched.

1824, Apr 18 Enrolled Portland.

1825, Jul 11 Owned Meeker, Kelley & Sheldon Thompson, Black Rock, NY.

1828, Mar 26 Owned N.H. Merwin, Cleveland District.

1829, May 15 Owned Sheldon Thompson, et al, Buffalo, NY.

1843, May Ran Chicago - Milwaukee, WI & Green Bay.

1843, Nov Lost, Louise Island.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
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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ECLIPSE (1823, Schooner)