Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 22418
Rig Schooner

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 118.00
Width 26.00
Depth 8.58
Masts 2
Gross Tonnage 200.00
Net Tonnage 190.00
Hull Material Wood

Vessel History

History As ST. PAUL: Ashore on Manitoulin Island, Lake Huron, October 19, 1856. Jettisoned part of cargo of coal and released self. Loss to hull, $100; to cargo, $250.Damaged by gale at Chicago, November, 1856; loss, $200.
Collided with schooner COURTRIGHT off Waukegan, IL, Lake Michigan, October 1, 1858, bound for Chicago with coal. Loss to ST. PAUL, $1000; to COURTRIGHT, $2000.
Disposition Missed harbor entrance during gale, October 20, 1905, making for Ludington, MI, and stranded about one-third mile south of piers, about 1500 feet from shore. Crew of six rescued by U.S. Life Saving crew from Ludington. Vessel bound from Cecil Bay for Milwaukee with wood.

Build Information

Builder Lent, William (Foster & DeWolf)
Place Built Erie, PA
Date Built 1856-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
COVILL, A.J.1879-00-001885-00-00U.S.22418