CORSAIR (1866, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1866
Official Number:
4929
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Oswego, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Lee and Navagh
Original Owner:
G.N. Smyth and DeWolfe
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
242'
Beam:
26' 3"
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (gross):
315
Capacity:
18,000 bushels
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Sturgeon Point, N of Harrisville.
Lake Huron.
Date:
28 Sep 1872
How:
Wrecked.
Notes:
Sank in a gale bound Lake Superior for Oswego; 5 of 7 died.
History

1866, Apr 21 Launched Oswego, NY.

1871 Owned Snow and Coy, Oswego, NY.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Newspaper Clippings
John E. Poole notes, Bowling Green State University
H. G. Runge Collection, Milwaukee Public Library
Steamboat Era in the Muskokas by Richard Tatley
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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CORSAIR (1866, Schooner)