COLONEL COOK (1855, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1855
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Newport, MI
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Number of Decks:
1
Master Carpenter:
J.E. Dixon
Original Owner and Location:
Geo. W. Bissell, Detroit, MI
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
118.1'
Beam:
26.2'
Depth:
10.8'
Tonnage (old style):
327
Capacity:
14,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Gaspe, Quebec.
St. Lawrence River.
Date:
24 Sep 1858
How:
Ran on rocks.
Final Cargo:
Pig iron.
Notes:
Crew & cargo saved.
History

1858, May 19 Cleared Detroit for Liverpool.

1858, Jul Dismasted & damaged by seas off Ireland.

1858, Sep 24 Wrecked.

1865, Sep 11 Owned Captain Starkweather, et al.

Often confused with another COLONEL COOK (ex-AUGUSTA), built in same year (1855); owned by same person at later date (Bissell of Detroit).

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Burton Collection
C. Patrick Labadie
Newspaper Clippings
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
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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COLONEL COOK (1855, Schooner)