CYGNET (1854, Scow Schooner)


Year of Build:
1854
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Algonac, MI
Vessel Type:
Scow Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Edwin Poole
Original Owner and Location:
Edwin Poole, Algonac, MI.
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
82'
Beam:
20'
Depth:
6.5'
Tonnage (old style):
95.75
Final Disposition
Date:
 Mar 1866
How:
Reported lost at sea.
History

1853, Jun 9 Owned J. Morrison.

1853, Nov 7 Wrecked Oswego, NY; repaired.

1854, Oct 20 Enrolled Detroit, MI.

1855, Jun 13 Collided with steamer WESTERN WORLD near Buffalo, NY, sunk & raised.

1855, Aug Ashore near Chicago, IL; released.

1855, Oct 20 Owned Edward Poole, Detroit, MI.

1857, Apr Ashore near Chicago, IL; released.

1857, Apr 24 Owned R. Ree.

1859, Apr 30 Owned Rogers.

1859, May 27 Owned J. Hansen.

1860, Nov Aground Grand Haven, Lake Michigan.

1861, May 11 Owned W. H. Ferry, Chicago, IL.

1862, May 15 Owned J. McNamara.

1863, Jul 1 Owned S. Jackson.

1865 82.32 gross tons.

1865, Mar 29 Owned E. Gongon (Gonyon), Detroit, MI.

1866 Owned T. W. Green; reported "Lost at sea".

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
C. Patrick Labadie
Gerry Metzler
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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CYGNET (1854, Scow Schooner)