OGONTZ (1848, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1848
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Sanford & Moses
Original Owner and Location:
C.W. Marsh et al, Sandusky, OH
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
Propulsion Notes:
Engine built by Edward Reese, 1848.
Dimensions
Length:
152' 7"
Beam:
22'  9 1/2"
Depth:
10'  3 1/2"
Tonnage (old style):
343 37/95
Capacity:
15,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Chicago Harbor, IL.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
 Nov 1862
How:
Stranded on bar & went to pieces.
Final Cargo:
Fish & lumber.
History

1848, Apr Launched.

1848, May Machinery disabled off Conneaut, OH, Lake Erie.

1849, Oct 23 Owned Smith Coman & Tench C. Stiles, Buffalo, NY.

1850, Apr 3 Owned Henry C. Walker et al, Buffalo.

1851, Nov 8 Owned Jesse S. Norton & Isaac P. Thompson, Toledo, OH.

1854, Apr 17 Owned William Sutton et al, Buffalo.

1854, Sep 1 Collided with & sank canalboat UNDINE, Buffalo harbor.

1855, May Ashore Cedar Point, OH, Lake Erie.

1855, Aug Ashore Neebish Island, St. Mary's River.

1855, Sep 28 Owned A.T. Spencer et al, Chicago, IL.

1857, Aug Lost rudder off Waukegan, IL, Lake Michigan.

1857, Sep Collided with unknown vessel, Port Washington, Lake Michigan.

1858, Apr 6 Owned A.E. Goodrich & Samuel A. Bryon (?), Buffalo, for Northwest Transportation Co.

1859, Mar New engines.

1861, Aug 5 Owned William Crosten; rebuilt as bark; 153.6 x 26 x 9.9'; 373 86/95 tons; one deck, 3 masts; machinery into UNION.

1861, Nov Sank at Chicago.

1862, Nov Stranded & wrecked.

1863-65 Owned John Gallion & Co., Racine, WI.

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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OGONTZ (1848, Propeller)