The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
E. C. l. (Schooner), U7294, 1855


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Schooner E. C. L. Of 248 tons. Built at Chicago in 1855 by Doolittle & M. Owned by Greilich. Home port, Travers City. Value, $1,800. Class C 1. REMARKS. -- Built on bottom of Brig WABASH.
      National Board of Lake Underwriters
      Lake Vessel Classification for 1875.
     

     
      Brig WABASH. Of 245.00 tons. Enrolled and Licensed in the District of Chicago for 1854
      Tonnage of the Lakes
      Democracy, Buffalo, N.Y.
      Wed. February 28, 1855
     
     
      Schooner E. C. L. Of 360 tons. Built at Chicago in 1855 by Doolittle & Miller. Owned by Ogden & Co. Home port, Chicago. Value, $9,200. Class A 2.
      Board of Lake Underwriters
      Lake vessel Register, 1860
     
     
     
The schooner WABASH, of Chicago, had her rigging and sails carried away in a squall on Wednesday night at 8 o'clock, while off against Oak Creek. She was loaded with lumber, and was on her way from Green Bay to Chicago. One of her hands, named Wm. Munn, was drowned, and another named Robert Robertson was seriously injured.
She was towed into this city last evening by the propeller St. JOSEPH. Another wreck seen off in the lake some ten miles. - Racine Dem.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Monday, June 20, 1853

     

Brig WABASH.* U. S. No. 7294. Of 314 gross tons. Built Sacketts harbor, N.Y., 1845. 126.5 x 26.2 x 10.0.
      * Renamed E. C. L. - U. S. - 1855
      Herman Runge List
     
     
     


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bottom of brig WABASH
Date of Original:
1855
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McN.R.573
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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E. C. l. (Schooner), U7294, 1855