NORWEGIAN (1856, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1856
Official Number:
18320
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Three Mile Bay, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
Asa Wilcox
Original Owner and Location:
Fitzhugh & Littlejohn et al., Oswego, NY.
Power
Power:
Sail
Dimensions
Length:
135'
Beam:
26.4'
Depth:
11.9'
Tonnage (old style):
390
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Fort Ontario, Oswego, NY.
Lake Ontario.
Date:
19 Aug 1870
How:
Driven ashore in storm.
Final Cargo:
Light.
Notes:
Bound Kingston, ONT - Oswego, NY, aground & wrecked.
History

1857, Oct Grounded on reef near Gravelly Bay.

1858, Jun 9 Collision with brig, St. Clair River.

1862, Sep Collision with bark WAVERLY, St. Clair Flats, St. Clair River.

1863 Owned Mott & Shattuck, Oswego, NY; repaired.

1864 Large repairs.

1865 Readmeasured 297.61 gross tons.

1870, Aug 19 Wrecked; owned Morgan Wheeler, Oswego.

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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NORWEGIAN (1856, Schooner)