COMET (1826, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1826
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Brooklyn, OH
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Original Owner and Location:
Orison Catham, Cleveland, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
60'
Beam:
16' 10"
Depth:
5' 4"
Tonnage (old style):
47 18/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Dunkirk, NY (Washington Reef).
Lake Erie.
Date:
11 Nov 1835
How:
Foundered.
Final Cargo:
Iron, ashes.
Notes:
All lost, crew of 6, 1 passenger.
History

1826, Apr 22 Launched.

1826, Sep 16 Owned Charles Wilkinson, Cleveland.

1826, Oct 17 Owned Peter M. Weddell, Cleveland.

1829, Oct 26 Owned John Blair, et al, Cleveland.

1830, Nov 8 Owned Levi Johnson, et al, Cleveland.

1833, May 18 Rebuilt, 61 x 17 x 6'5"; 59 18/95 tons.

1835 Nov 11 Foundered.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
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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COMET (1826, Schooner)