A five-masted schooner built of wood in 1907 by the Gilbert Transportation Company, Mystic, CT, USA.
Dimensions: 200'8"×38'5"×16'9" and tonnage 869 tons.
The Elvira Ball was the smallest five-masted schooner built on the east coast of the United States and the second smallest in the USA after the Louis.
- 1907 August 24
- Launched at the shipyard of Gilbert Transportation Company, Mystic, CT, USA, for their own use. Rigged by Captain William J. White.
Commanded by Captain L.B. Stanton.
- 1909 February 8
- Loaded with a cargo of lumber, she was abandoned without loss of life 130 miles east of Cape Charles, VA.
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