COCHRANE, JOSEPH (1856, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1856
Official Number:
12755
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Charlotte, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Note: Fore & aft rigged.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Rogers & Dickson
Original Owner and Location:
Hosea Rogers, Charlotte, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
3
Dimensions
Length:
132'
Beam:
26.8'
Depth:
12'
Tonnage (old style):
326
Capacity:
16,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Reef at Bailey's Harbor, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
27 Oct 1870
How:
Ashore, broken up.
Final Cargo:
Lumber.
History

1856, Apr Launched.

1859 Reportedly went to Atlantic.

1860, Aug 23 Owned Parker & Allen, Buffalo, NY.

1862, Jun Collided with schooner L.B.CROCKER, Fort Gratiot, MI, St. Clair River.

1863, Nov 4 Collided with schooner J. FRETTER, Detroit River.

1865 Readmeasured 245.33 gross tons.

1869, Jun 2 Raised after sinking in Welland Canal.

1870, Oct 27 Wrecked; owned F.M. Bruce, Chicago, IL.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Newspaper Clippings
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
Peter J. VanderLinden
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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COCHRANE, JOSEPH (1856, Schooner)