EMILY (1853, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1853
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milwaukee, WI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Clipper built.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
James Madison Jones
Original Owner and Location:
Captain B. Phelps, Milwaukee, WI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
70'
Beam:
19'
Depth:
6'
Tonnage (old style):
74
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Lake Michigan or Lake Ontario.
Date:
 Apr 1857
How:
Foundered.
Notes:
5 lives lost.
History

1853, Aug 1 Launched; cost $3,500; ran Milwaukee - Chicago with wood & railroad ties.

1857, Apr Sank, Lake Michigan; owned N. Thompson.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
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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EMILY (1853, Schooner)