COBB, AHIRA (1872, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1872
Official Number:
105129
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Quale & Martin
Original Owner and Location:
Captain Alva Bradley, Cleveland, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
201.5'
Beam:
33.2'
Depth:
19.8'
Tonnage (gross):
780.95
Capacity:
1264 tons
Final Disposition
Date:
  1916
How:
Broken up.
History

1872, May Launched.

1883, Nov Grounded St.Clair Flats.

1883 - 1898 Mainly towed by HENRY CHISHOLM.

1884, Jun Collision with schooner NORTH CAPE, Lake Michigan.

1893, May 23 Aground, Little Bay de Noc, Lake Michigan; coal cargo lightered.

1894, Aug 22 In tow of GLADSTONE, collided with & sunk by steamer AMERICA in fog, Mud Lake, St. Mary's River; raised & repaired.

1906, Oct 16 Aground, north end Bass Island, Lake Erie; released.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
John O. Greenwood
Peter J. VanderLinden
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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