FOX (1852, Brigantine)


Year of Build:
1852
Official Number:
9152
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Brigantine
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Bidwell & Banta
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
405
Final Disposition
Final Location:
North Harbor reef.
Lake Erie (?).
Date:
17 Oct 1867
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
Staves.
Notes:
Bound for Buffalo, NY, ashore & a total loss, bottom torn out, later abandoned.
History

1852, Oct 1 Owned W.A. Fox.

1854 Enrolled as schooner, Buffalo, NY; 405.09 tons (old).

1856, Mar 24 Owned W.A. Fox, Lake Navigation Co., Buffalo.

1858, Jun 11 Owned H.C. Walker.

1859, Oct 13 Owned M.S. Hawley.

1860, Aug 21 Owned H.A. Finn.

1861 - 63 Repaired.

1862, Mar 26 Owned H.R. Watson.

1863, Apr 13 Owned Dale & Adams, Buffalo.

1865, Apr 22 Owned S.S. Watson.

1866, Jun Lost centerboard, Lake Erie; repaired.

1866, Apr 24 Owned Alice Buckley.

1867, Oct 17 Ashore North Harbor reef, Lake Erie (?).

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
C. E. Feltner Enrollments Database
C. Patrick Labadie
Gerry Metzler
Newspaper Clippings
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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FOX (1852, Brigantine)