COSSACK (1867, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1867
Official Number:
4931
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Oswego, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
James Navagh
Original Owner and Location:
DeWolf & C. H. Smythe, Oswego, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
139'
Beam:
26'
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (gross):
318.77
Capacity:
19,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Cleveland Harbor entrance, OH.
Lake Erie.
How:
Ran aground & sank in storm.
Final Cargo:
Iron ore.
Notes:
Crew escaped.
History

1867, Apr 8 Launched.

1871, Oct Damaged in collision, St. Clair Flats.

1876 Owned Lynch & Green, Oswego, NY.

1876, Jun Repaired from collision with schooner VICTOR.

1877, Jun Aground Morgan Point, Lake Erie, in fog; released.

1879 Owned R. Daniels et al, Oswego.

1880, May 14 Shipped machinery for new Sault Lock.

1881, Dec 7 Wrecked; owned Capt. Grummond.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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COSSACK (1867, Schooner)