OCEAN (1848, Brig)


Year of Build:
1848
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Sackett's Harbor, NY
Vessel Type:
Brig
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Asa Wilcox
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Length:
119'
Beam:
24' 3"
Depth:
9' 8"
Tonnage (old style):
257 81/95
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Lake Ontario.
Date:
  1872
History

1848 Enrolled Sackets Harbor, also noted as built Three Mile Bay.

1851 Enrolled Oswego, NY.

1854 Enrolled Chicago, IL.

1854, Sep Aground East Sister Island, Lake Erie.

1855, Aug Split sails, Lake Ontario.

1855, Sep Sprang leak, Chicago - Oswego.

1855, Nov 11 Damaged in collision with barque JOHN SWEENEY off Grand River, Lake Erie.

1856, Oct Lost bowsprit & headgear on St. Clair Flats, Lake Huron.

1857, Sep Sunk, Lake Ontario below Kingston; owned Henry Waters,

Chatham, ONT.

1858 Ashore Dunkirk with salt, lightered off.

1860 Owned Oswego, 247 tons.

1860, Sep 22 Capsized off Port Burwell; owned William Emerson &

James Johnson, Tonawanda.

1862, Nov Lost center board, Lake Ontario; master killed, Welland Canal.

1865, Oct 14 Foundered, Lake Erie at Fairport, OH; bound Detroit

- Oswego with hoops; owned Whitaker et al, Detroit; 203 gross tons.

1872 Sunk, Lake Ontario.

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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OCEAN (1848, Brig)