ONEIDA (1846, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1846
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
Benjamin B. Jones
Original Owner and Location:
Allen & Pease, Cleveland, OH
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
2
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
138.3'
Beam:
24.1'
Depth:
11'
Tonnage (old style):
355 41/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Off Barcelona, NY.
Lake Erie.
Date:
11 Nov 1852
How:
Storm.
Final Cargo:
General freight.
Notes:
Capsized in gale; sank with all hands.
History

1846, Jun 10 Enrolled Cleveland; Buffalo & Chicago route.

1848 Same owner; rebuilt; 166'5" x 24'1" x 11'; 428 77/95 tons; 3 decks; 1 mast.

1848, Jul 3 Towed sinking schooner CADET into Buffalo.

1848, Jul 7 Towed capsized schooner GALLINIPPER into Beaver Island harbor, Lake Michigan.

1848, Oct Collision with steamer ARROW on Lake Erie; both vessels damaged.

1849, Aug Broke shaft in engine on Lake Michigan; towed to Chicago by propeller OHIO.

1850 Owned E.T. Sterling et al, Cleveland.

1850, Oct In collision with steamer ST. LOUIS on Lake Erie.

1851, Dec Lost rudder; ashore at entrance to Fairport, OH harbor; released & repaired.

1852 Owned Oliver C. Knight, Cleveland.

1852, Nov 11 Capsized Lake Erie.

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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ONEIDA (1846, Propeller)