JEFFERSON, U.S.R.C. (1844, Revenue Cutter)


Year of Build:
1844
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Oswego, NY
Vessel Type:
Revenue Cutter
Hull Materials:
Iron
Builder Name:
Dolittle & Co.
Dimensions
Length:
150'
Beam:
23'
Depth:
7.5'
Tonnage (old style):
360
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Montevideo, Uruguay.
Date:
 Jul 1851
How:
Wrecked.
History

Prefabricated at Pittsburg, PA; 6th or 7th iron steamer on the Lakes.

1845, Sep Ordered to Gulf of Mexico via St. Lawrence River.

1846, May 25 To aid vessels in distress Lake Ontario.

1847 Stranded Oswego, NY.

1848, Jul 12 At Montreal, QUE enroute to East Coast.

1851, May 25 Beached Patagonian Coast enroute Montevideo - Oregon for survey work.

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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JEFFERSON, U.S.R.C. (1844, Revenue Cutter)