- Original Owner
- Thomas Y. Avery
- Sail Number Masts
- Tonnage Old Style
- 15,000 bushels
History and Notes
- Often confused with COL. COOK, schooner built 1855 Newport, MI.
- 1855, Jul 19 Launched.
- 1858, Oct Owned George W. Bissell, Detroit, MI.
- 1860, Sep 8 Collided with steamer LADY ELGIN, north of Winnetka, IL, Lake Michigan; sunk with 400 lives.
- 1861, Feb Renamed COL. COOK.
- 1862, Sep Lost centerboard Lake Erie.
- 1863 Owned, B.G. Stimson, Detroit.
- 1966 Owned, Jas. Greenleaf, Cleveland, OH.
- 1868 250.32 gross tons.
- 1868, Aug.1 Ashore Pelee Island, heavy damaged.
- 1871 Owned Greening et al, Cleveland.
- 1872 Large repairs.
- 1876 Owned C.M. Deott, Cleveland.
- 1879 Owned Patrick Smith, Cleveland.
- 1880, Nov Stranded near Racine, repaired.
- 1884, Jul Repaired.
- 1888, Jul 15 Foundered near Lake Erie Islands.
- 1889 Barge.
- 1889, Oct Ashore at St. Helena Island, Lake Michigan; released.
- 1890 Spring repaired; cut down to stone barge.
- 1892, Oct 29 Ashore Cleveland Beach.
- 1894, Sep 23 Sunk & abandoned.
- U.S. Merchant Vessels
- Newspaper Clippings
- Great Lakes Historical Society
- Dossin Great Lakes Museum
- David Swayze Shipwreck Database
- Brendon Baillod
- Board of Lake Underwriters Marine Directory
- Unique ID
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- Date Added/Updated
- 2008-02-20 14:10:31
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