FAIRPLAY (1817, Revenue Cutter)


Year of Build:
1817
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Vermillion, OH
Vessel Type:
Revenue Cutter
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Marion, Merwin & Giddings
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
1
Dimensions
Length:
46' 4"
Beam:
14' 4"
Depth:
5' 6"
Tonnage (old style):
31 31/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Near Cattaraugus Creek, NY.
Lake Erie.
Date:
23 Nov 1829
How:
Sunk.
Notes:
Torn loose from anchorage, driven ashore, drifted away & sunk.
History

1818 Enrolled Presque Isle, sloop.

1823, Mar 28 Enrolled Detroit, MI as schooner, 2 masts; owned David Johnson, Cleveland.

1824, Oct 22 Owned Harry Whitaker, Hamburgh, Erie Co, NY.

1825, May 2 Owned Harry Whitaker et al, NY.

1826, May 3 Owned Hiram Pratt, et al, Buffalo, NY.

1829, May 15 Owned Harvey Fitch, Catauque, Co., NY & Alvah Cable, Grand River, OH.

1829, Nov 23 Sunk, Lake Erie.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
C. Patrick Labadie
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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FAIRPLAY (1817, Revenue Cutter)