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Colonel Cook (Schooner), U4366, disabled, 1 Dec 1861

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SCHOONER "COLONEL COOK" DISABLED.--- The schr. COLONEL COOK, which sailed from Liverpool with a heavy consignment for Cleveland, having injured some spars, lost canvas, and become somewhat disabled on Lake Ontario, was obliged to put into Genesee River, and has laid up for the winter at Charlotte. After refitting thoroughly, she will proceed here early in the spring, and discharge her load. The COL. COOK's cargo was consigned to Augustus Tregent, Esq., of this city, who is engaged in an extensive commission business, embracing much of the increased trade between Liverpool and the lake ports.---- Cleveland Herald
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      December 13, 1861

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note:- This COLONEL COOK was originally the AUGUSTA, she was involved in the collision which sunk the steamer LADY ELGIN.

Schooner COLONEL COOK. U. S. No. 4366. Of 266.18 tons gross; 252.88 tons net. Built Oswego, N.Y., 1855. Home port, Cleveland, O. 128.9 x 25.4 x 11.2
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.795555 Longitude: -77.905555
William R. McNeil
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Colonel Cook (Schooner), U4366, disabled, 1 Dec 1861