NAVAGH, JAMES (1857, Schooner)


Year of Build:
1857
Official Number:
13304
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Oswego, NY
Vessel Type:
Schooner
Hull Materials:
Wood
Number of Decks:
1
Builder Name:
James A. Baker
Master Carpenter:
James Navagh
Original Owner and Location:
James Baker & Co., Oswego
Power
Power:
Sail
Number of Masts:
2
Dimensions
Tonnage (old style):
349
Capacity:
14500
Final Disposition
Final Location:
North of Twin Rivers Point, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
30 Oct 1868
How:
Wrecked.
Final Cargo:
15,000 bushels wheat.
Notes:
Bound Milwaukee, WI - Oswego, NY, wrecked in a storm, one life lost. Rigging salvaged & used in schooner LOUISA MCDONALD.
History

1857 - 67 Six enrollments Oswego, NY.

1857, Nov 30 Ashore 15 miles above Presque Isle, Lake Huron.

1858, May 5 Pulled off by tug OSWEGO & towed to Chicago, IL.

1860, Oct Damaged in collision on St. Clair River.

1866, Jun Collision with schooner AUGUSTA, Lake Michigan.

1866, Nov Collision with schooner EMPIRE STATE, Lake Erie.

1868 Owned Faling, Dane & Co, Oswego; 374 old style tons.

1864 Ashore Middle Island, Lake Huron.

1865 Same owners; 276 gross tons.

1866 Owned Dunn & Cummings, Oswego.

1868, Oct 30 Wrecked, Lake Michigan.

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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NAVAGH, JAMES (1857, Schooner)