ELIZA (1868 or 69, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1868 or 69
Official Number:
8248
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Spring Lake, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
H.C. Pierson
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
53.2'
Beam:
14.9'
Depth:
6'
Tonnage (gross):
30.03
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Lake Michigan.
Date:
1 Jul 1890
How:
Went missing.
Final Cargo:
Sand.
Notes:
Left Chicago, IL for Milwaukee, WI; never arrived. Submerged wreck 2 miles off North Point, near Racine, WI may be the ELIZA.
History

1875, Jun 2 Chicago District.

1876, Apr 5 Owned Byron Burmeister, Manitowoc, WI.

1876 Owned Kirk, Waukegan, IL.

1879 Owned Bomaster, Manitowoc.

1882 Owned at Muskegon, MI.

1883, Jul Capsized near Milwaukee, WI.

1884 Owned F.W. Croissant, Milwaukee.

1885 30.03 gross/ 28.53 net tons.

1888 Owned John McKay, Milwaukee.

1890, Jul 1 Went missing; last owned John Hanson, Chicago, IL.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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

ELIZA (1868 or 69, Schooner)
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ELIZA (1868 or 69, Schooner)