The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
William Wheeler (Barge), U62873, 1885


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Lake barge WILLIAM WHEELER. Of 318 tons. Built at Oswego in 1873 by Goble. Owned by Hasll & Co. Home port, Ogdensburg. Value $6,000. Class A 2½ REMARKS. -- Formerly SAM COOK.
      Inland Lloyds Vessel Register, 1885


Schooner SAM COOK. U. S. No. 115186. Of 318.56 gross tons. Built Oswego, N.y., 1873. Home port, Ogdensburg, N.Y. 137.0 x 25.0 x 11.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885

     
      The SAM COOK has had her name changed to that of " WILLIAM WHEELER."
      Marine Record
      June 11, 1884

     
Barge Wm. WHEELER. U. S. No. 62873. Of 309.06 tons gross; 309.06 tons net. Built at Ogdensburg, N. Y. in 1884. Home port, Ogdensburg, N.Y.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885

     
      D.N. Runnels of Port Huron has received a dispatch from Capt. F.I. Merryman stating that he had succeeded in raising the schr. SAM COOK, sunk in the St. Lawrence river 3 miles above Brockville and is towing her to Ogdensburg. The COOK was wrecked 3 years ago, loaded with iron ore, in 60 ft. of water.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      July 19, 1884 3-6
     
     
     


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ex schr. SAM COOK
Date of Original:
1885
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Local identifier:
McN.R.644
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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William Wheeler (Barge), U62873, 1885