ELK (1856, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1856
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Port Robinson, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J. & J. Abbey
Original Owner and Location:
Edward Browne, Hamilton, ONT.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
102'
Beam:
21.2'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (old style):
233
History

1856, Nov Aground Fairport, Lake Erie with wheat; repaired, Cleveland, OH.

1859, May 20 Registered Hamilton, ONT; 180 tons.

1859, Nov 11 Lost anchor & chain at Malden, Detroit River.

1862 Strengthened.

1864 Repaired, new sails.

1866, Dec 13 Owned Wm. Andrews, Port Delhousie.

1867, Feb 21 Owned Geo. Day, Troy, NY.

1868, Aug 1 Owned Mary E. Gibbons, London, ONT.

1869, Mar 15 Owned D. Gray, Toronto.

1869, Apr 6 Owned Mary E. Gibbons, Troy, NY.

1870, Mar 23 Owned E. H. Butler et al, Oswego.

1871 Owned R. P. Gibbons, Hamilton.

1878 Owned E. H. Butler, Hamilton.

1909, Feb 12 Registry Closed; vessel sold to foreigners.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Canadian Registers
Canadian Sessional Papers
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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ELK (1856, Schooner)