CYGNET (1856, Ferry)


Year of Build:
1856
Official Number:
5374
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Ferry
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Van Slyke & Notter
Master Carpenter:
C.A. Van Slyke
Original Owner and Location:
James Haggert, Buffalo, NY.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
0
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Dimensions
Length:
60'
Beam:
12'
Depth:
4'
Tonnage (old style):
26 64/95
History

1857, Jul 16 Enrolled Buffalo, NY.

1860 Siezed for smuggling by Canadian Customs.

1865 Readmeasured 73 gross tons; enrolled Rochester, NY.

1866 Reported abandoned.

1869, Jun 14 Reportedly returned to service as FLOUR CITY or FLOWER CITY.

1869, Jun 14 Only sidewheeler on Lake Ontario owned in U.S.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
Lytle List
Newspaper Clippings
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188

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CYGNET (1856, Ferry)