COUCH, D. L. (1855, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1855
Official Number:
6503
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Oswego, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Walter Scott
Master Carpenter:
A. Miller
Built on Bottom of:
ACORN
Original Owner and Location:
John E. Mulford, Oswego, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
119
Final Disposition
Final Location:
2 miles off shore, 10 miles from Long Point.
Lake Erie.
Date:
17 Jul 1872
Final Depth:
120'
How:
Foundered in storm.
Final Cargo:
Coal.
Notes:
Bound Buffalo, NY - Detroit, MI; 2 lost; crew rescued by schooner CITIZEN.
History

1860 Owned Gross, Pulver & Co., Oswego, NY.

1860, Jul Struck by lightning at Detroit, MI.

1866 Owned J. C. Maddock, Ganonoque, ONT.

1868 Owned New Baltimore, MI.

1872, Jul 17 Foundered; owned James Riley, Detroit.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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COUCH, D. L. (1855, Schooner)