ACORN (1842, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1842
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Black River, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Square stern, scroll head.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
T.H. Cobb
Original Owner and Location:
Walker, Amherst, OH
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
83' 9"
Beam:
20' 4"
Depth:
8' 2"
Tonnage (old style):
125 6/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Oswego, NY
Lake Ontario
Date:
  1855
How:
Rebuilt as schooner D.L. COUCH
History

1842, Apr 15 First enrolled Cleveland, OH.

1842, Aug 31 Run into by schooner EMILY & sunk in 60' of water, 12 miles from Cleveland with 400 tons railroad iron.

1842, Nov 3 Salvaged.

1847 Enrolled in Oswego District.

1847, Sep 28 Struck by schooner SPEEDWELL at Cleveland, foremast carried away, bulwarks damaged.

1848, Apr 18 Aground Huron, OH, Lake Erie; got off.

1849 "Brig", 125 6/95 tons.

1849, Jul 28 Sunk by steamer TROY near West Sister Island, Lake Erie.

1850, Jan Wreck raised & repaired.

1855 Rebuilt as schooner D.L. COUCH, Oswego, NY.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
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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ACORN (1842, Schooner)