Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number 5397
Rig Bark

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 173.50
Width 34.33
Depth 13.66
Masts 3
Gross Tonnage 676.13
Hull Material Wood

Vessel History

History First enrollment issued at Milwaukee, WI, August 21, 1867. Ran aground at Buffalo, NY, on September 27, 1867; later released.
Disposition Sunk in collision with steamer MORNING STAR, which also sank, June 20, 1868, off Black River (Lorain), OH, about thirty miles west of Cleveland, OH, Lake Erie. Ten lives lost on bark, estimated thirty-two lives lost on steamer. Salvagers raised the rigging and sails on July 13, 1868. Coast Wrecking Company attempted to salvage the anchor and chains on August 16, 1869. On June 4, 1870, Coast Wrecking Company unsuccessfully attempted to raise the CORTLAND and abandoned the wreck.

Build Information

Builder Huntley, Albin G.
Place Built Sheboygan, WI
Date Built 1867-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateRegistryOfficial Number
A. P. Lyman1867-08-21U.S.5397