Hale, E. B.

1874                                  E. B. Hale                                        1897

Wooden Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Cleveland OH by Thomas Quayle & Sons
Launched June 11, 1874

2 decks, coal-fired boiler, low pressure engine,

Enrolled at Cleveland OH June 20, 1874
217.7 x 34.8 x 17.9, 1186.15 tons (928.05 NT 1882)     US 135012     to:
Alva Bradley et al., Cleveland OH (home port Cleveland OH)

Entered service 1874

Foundered Oct 8, 1897 off Point Aux Barques MI, Saginaw Bay, Lake Huron.  Sprang leak in gale and sank.  Enroute from Lorain OH to Milwaukee with cargo of steel billets.  Towing schooner Sandusky, which had been cut loose and which sailed on up the lakes not knowing that her towing vessel had sunk.  Crew rescued by str. Nebraska.  Enrollment surrendered Dec 31, 1897.






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