COTTON, L. H. (1861, Barkentine)


Year of Build:
1861
Official Number:
14712
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Barkentine
Note: Duplicate of RAVENNA.
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Quayle & Martin
Original Owner and Location:
L. H. Cotton & Quayle & Martin, Cleveland, OH.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
395
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Cleveland, OH.
Lake Erie.
Date:
 Oct 1875
How:
Burned.
Notes:
Leaving for Liverpool, England after being fitted for ocean voyage; crew escaped.
History

1861 Enrolled Cleveland; duplicate of RAVENNA.

1862 Owned George W. Bissell, Detroit.

1865 322.38 gross tons.

1865, Aug Wrecked on Colchester Reef, Lake Erie; pig iron & ore lightered by tug KATE WILLIAMS, towed to Cleveland, OH.

1868, Oct 25 Burned.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Newspaper Clippings
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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COTTON, L. H. (1861, Barkentine)