COBB, A.R. (1844, Brig)


Year of Build:
1844
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Charleston or Black River, OH
Vessel Type:
Brig
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
T. Cobb
Original Owner:
Cobb & Co. & J. McKinty
Ownership Notes:
Rigged at Cleveland, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
107'
Beam:
24'
Depth:
10'
Tonnage (old style):
226.07
Capacity:
300 tons
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Chicago, IL, foot of Madison St.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
13 Oct 1856
How:
Stranded, went to pieces.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
Notes:
No loss of life.
History

1849 Enrolled Buffalo Creek, NY.

1851, Nov 12 Reported ashore with salt, Dunkirk, NY, Lake Erie.

1853, Nov 29 Struck bar & damaged corn cargo, Oswego, NY, Lake Ontario.

1856, Oct 13 Wrecked.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
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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COBB, A.R. (1844, Brig)