SAXON (1848, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1848
Official Number:
22915
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Three Mile Bay, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Asa Wilcox
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
131'
Tonnage (old style):
265
Final Disposition
Final Location:
2 miles southwest of Long Point Light
Lake Erie
Date:
15 Nov 1871
How:
ashore in storm, total loss
Final Cargo:
block stone
History

1848 Enrolled, Oswego, NY.

1849 285 37/95 tons.

1858, Oct Refered to as a brig., damaged topsail, bulwarks & boat outside Oswego, NY piers.

1860 Major repairs.

1860 Owned Isaac Green, Oswego.

1862 Major repairs.

1863 Rebuilt & lengthened; 327 ton brig.

1863 Owned J. T. Green, Oswego.

1865 271 gross tons.

1866 Owned White & Co., Oswego.

1868 270.71 gross tons; US22915.

1871 Owned Captain Murphy, Oswego.

1871, Nov 15 Ashore, Lake Erie.

1876 Wrecker MONITER recovered part of stone cargo.

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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SAXON (1848, Schooner)