CHEROKEE (1853, Bark)


Year of Build:
1853
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Kingston, ONT
Vessel Type:
Bark
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
J. Counter
Master Carpenter:
George Thurston
Original Owner and Location:
Capt. John Gaskin, Kingston, ONT
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
125'
Beam:
23.2'
Depth:
11.9'
Tonnage (old style):
350
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Liverpool harbor, England.
How:
Wrecked.
History

1853, Apr 15 Launched Kingston, ONT.

1853, Jul Sailed Toronto, ONT - Liverpool, ENG; sold there for trade on coast of Africa.

1853, Jul Owned Liverpool, England.

1854, Mar 18 Wrecked, England.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Newspaper Clippings
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
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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CHEROKEE (1853, Bark)