CADET (1845, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1845
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Ashtabula, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
G.A. Thayer
Original Owner and Location:
Martin Waltrous and G. A. Thayer, Ashtabula, OH
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
67'
Beam:
18' 8"
Depth:
6' 7"
Tonnage (old style):
72 17/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Port Colborn, ONT.
Lake Erie.
Date:
16 Aug 1862
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
Coal, Petroleum.
Notes:
Foundered after damage by collision or storm; loss of six lives.
History

1845, Apr 10 Enrolled Cleveland.

1845, Dec 2 Ashore Conneaut.

1846, Mar 24 Got off beach, returned to Conneaut Harbor.

1847, Apr 22 Purchased by Captain Wood, to run Lake Erie - Buffalo.

1847, Jul 1 Owned Godfrey E. Green, Fairport, OH.

1848, Jul 3 Towed into Buffalo in sinking condition by propeller ONEIDA, after being run into by steamer NEW ORLEANS.

1848, Jul 18 Owned D. Knight & Co., Fairport.

1849 Enrolled Cuyahoga District.

1854, Jun 21 Owned Daniel Fuller, Cleveland.

1854, Jul 22 Owned Vere Stenton, Detroit.

1856, Feb 14 Owned John McCurdy and John Hobson, Detroit.

1856, Dec 6 Owned Peter Dubay, Detroit.

1857, Mar 27 Owned Moses Robash, Detroit.

1857, Nov Sank in collision with steamer GORE near Lexington, MI, Lake Huron.

1860 Owned Moses Robash, Detroit; large repairs.

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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CADET (1845, Schooner)