CITY OF OSWEGO (1852, Propeller)


Year of Build:
1852
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, NY
Vessel Type:
Propeller
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
2
Builder Name:
George S. Weeks
Original Owner and Location:
Dwight C. Bancroft, Oswego, NY.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
1
Propulsion:
Screw
# Cylinders:
1
# Boilers:
1
# Propellers:
1
Dimensions
Length:
138'
Beam:
24.8'
Depth:
11.2'
Tonnage (old style):
357
Final Disposition
Notes:
Sold Canadian.
History

1852, Jun 15 Enrolled Oswego, NY.

1852, Jul 11 Struck by steamer AMERICA off Chagrin River, OH; sunk, 15 - 16 lives lost.

1852, Jul 31 Raised; purchased by Gay et al, Milan, OH.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Sources:
Donald V. Baut
Enrollments, U.S. National Archives
Erik Heyl, Early American Steamers
Lytle List
William MacDonald Collection, Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Detroit
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

CITY OF OSWEGO (1852, Propeller)
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CITY OF OSWEGO (1852, Propeller)