CORNWALL, A.A. (1855, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1855
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Sodus, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
H. Doviel
Original Owner and Location:
Edmund Todd, Puttneyville
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
148
Capacity:
8,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
East Sister Island.
Lake Erie.
Date:
25 Oct 1865
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Grain.
Notes:
Salvage attempts by Grumond, Detroit, MI.
History

1855-65 Seven enrollments Oswego, NY.

1860 Owned G.W. Clement, Oswego, NY.

1863 Owned Smith, Post and Co., Oswego, NY.

1864 Rebuilt Oswego, NY.

1865 Readmeasured 98 gross tons.

1865, Oct 25 Wrecked East Sister Island, Lake Erie.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
Newspaper Clippings
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
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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CORNWALL, A.A. (1855, Schooner)