Ships Built and Owned by Paul Cuffe and often Michael Wainer
1778-9 Built small sailing boat with brother David, possibly a shallop.
1784 Trading on a 12-ton schooner bought with brother-in-law, Michael Wainer.
1787 Built “Sunfish,” 25-ton Schooner, Cuffe and Wainer as owners.
1792 Built “Mary,” 42-ton Schooner, Cuffe and Wainer as owners.
1795 Built “Ranger,” 62-ft, square-sterned Schooner; sold “Mary” and “Sunfish”.
1801 Built “Hero,” 162-ton brig, owned with Isaac Cory (Sr. and Jr.) Cuffe had 1/4 interest.
1806 Built “Alpha,” 268-ton ship, Cuffe had 3/4 interest and Lemuel Milk 1/4 interest.
1807 Built “Traveller,” 109-ton brig, Cuffe and Milk as owners.
Members of Cuffe and Wainer Families and their relatives who were in their family businesses in Cuffe’s lifetime.
Michael Wainer, born 1748, Captain
Paul Cuffe, born 1759, Captain
Thomas Wainer, born 1773, Captain
Gardner Wainer, born 1774, Farmer
Paul Wainer, born 1776, First Mate
Jeremiah Wainer, born, 1778, Captain
David Wainer, born 1780, Farmer
John Wainer, born 1782 , First Mate
Paul Cuffe, Jr. born 1792, Crew
Michael Wainer, Jr. born 1793, Crew
William Cuffe, born 1799, Crew
Rodney Wainer born c.1809 too young
Naomi Cuffe married Peter Howard (c.1785-1814) in 1806. Shipbuilder and business partner to Paul Cuffe.
Captain Alvan Phelps
Mary Cuffe married Captain Alvan Phelps (1783-1831) in 1806.
Ruth Cuffe married Alexander Howard (c.1785-1821) in 1806. Shipbuilder and business partner to Paul Cuffe.
Captain John Mastin
Mary Wainer married Captain John Mastin (1782-1860) in 1809.
Captain Pardon Cook
Alice Cuffe married Captain Pardon Cook (1796-1849) in 1820.