GILCHER, WILLIAM H.

Registry and Rig Information

Name GILCHER, WILLIAM H.
Registry U.S.
Official Number 81326
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 300.00
Gross Tonnage 2415.00
Net Tonnage 1987.00
Hull Number 00010

Vessel History

History Built for J.C. Gilchrist. Lost in October, 1892 in Lake Michigan. Captain L.H. Weeks, Vermillion, OH.
1st Mate Ed. H. Porter, Lorain, OH.
2nd Mate, Harvey Peters, Cleveland, OH.
Chief Engineer, Sidney Jones, Marine City.
Thomas. Finley of Buffalo and Fred King, Chicago, Wheelsmen. Oilers Charles. Thompson, Vermilion, OH, Charles Hunton, Marine City.
Charles Green and Albert Green, Marine City, Firemen. William and George Hostler, Marine City, Deck Hands.
Steward Charles E. Williams, his body found on Fox Island. Cook, Wilson Carr.
There were others in the crew, but names are not available.
Disposition Sank near North Manitou Island, Fox Islands, and High Island in Lake Michigan on October 28, 1892. All hands (18) were lost.

Build Information

Builder Cleveland Ship Building Co.
Place Built Cleveland, OH
Date Built 1891-00-00

Source

Source HCGL

Vessel Owners

NameRegistryOfficial Number
Bishop, James J.U.S.233217