SHARK (1836, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1836
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Joseph Wigginton
Original Owner and Location:
James McCowen, Cleveland, Ohio
Ownership Notes:
Enrolled Cleveland, Ohio
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
55' 6"
Beam:
13'
Depth:
4' 3"
Tonnage (old style):
27.78
History

1836, August 31 Owned Almon Burgess, Cleveland, Ohio

1838, April 2 New owners, no details

1838, November 21 Wrecked near Fairport, Ohio, Lake Erie, driven

ashore in gale while salvaging four from wrecked

steamer NEW ENGLAND

1856, September Lost centreboard & bowsprit in gale on Lake Michigan

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
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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SHARK (1836, Schooner)