OXFORD (1848, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1848
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Chaumont (Three Mile Bay), NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
A. Wilcox
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
244.39
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Long Point, Lake Erie
How:
Collided with & sunk by propeller CATARACT
Final Cargo:
Iron ore
Notes:
Bound Ogdensburg, New York to Toledo, Ohio; 5 lost, 2 escaped
History

1848 Enrolled Oswego, New York

1849 Enrolled Sacketts Harbor

1851 Ashore East Sister Island, Lake Erie, with iron

1853, November 11 Brig; dismasted, Lake Erie; owned Hoag, Strong &

Company, Toledo, Ohio

1854, December 4 Ashore Cape Vincent, Lake Ontario, with corn

1856, May 30 Sunk by collision; owned as above

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188

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OXFORD (1848, Schooner)