COBB, U.S.R.C. HOWELL (1857, Revenue Cutter)


Year of Build:
1857
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Milan, OH
Vessel Type:
Revenue Cutter
Note: Schooner, copper-fastened.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Merry & Gay
Original Owner and Location:
U.S. Revenue Cutter Service, Washington, D.C.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
57' 6"
Beam:
17' 6"
Depth:
5' 10"
Tonnage (old style):
60
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Lane's Hill, Cape Ann, MA.
Atlantic Ocean.
Date:
27 Dec 1861
How:
Wrecked in gale.
Notes:
Crew rescued by cutter MORRIS.
History

Cost $4050.

First stationed Oswego, NY.

Towed to Quebec, 1858.

1861 Ordered to New York City, NY.

1861, Dec 27 Wrecked.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Edward J. Dowling Collection, University of Detroit - Mercy
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, U.S.R.C. HOWELL (1857, Revenue Cutter)