COQUETTE (1857, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1857
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Oakville, ONT
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Melancthon Simpson
Original Owner and Location:
George W. Chisholm, et al, Oakville, ONT.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
108' 7"
Beam:
23' 7"
Depth:
9' 2"
Tonnage (old style):
176.5
Capacity:
10,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Beach at East Pier, Oswego, NY.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
23 Jul 1873
How:
Wrecked.
Notes:
Ran into pier; sank Nov 21, 1872; salvaged & towed to beach Jul, 1873. 1874, Mar 31 Documents surrendered.
History

1857 Built for Lake Ontario trade.

1859, Jul Collided with propeller COASTER, Lake Ontario.

1864, Jun Ashore near Collingwood, Lake Ontario; repaired.

1866, Jun 19 Owned Oswego, NY; US4927; 110.5 x 25.6 x 9.2, 173.8 gross tons.

1866, Dec Rebuilt.

c1870 Owned Captain Morgan M. Wheeler.

1872, Nov 21 Drifted against east pier, Oswego; sank; owned Winball et al, Oswego, NY.

1872, Nov 27 Towed to Goble & McFarlanes slip; will not be repaired.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Canadian Registers
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
Inland Lloyds’ Marine Directory
C. Patrick Labadie
Newspaper Clippings
Quayle, Detroit and St. Clair River Towing Association
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
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

COQUETTE (1857, Schooner)
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COQUETTE (1857, Schooner)