OSWEGO (1833, Steamer)


Year of Build:
1833
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Oswego, NY
Vessel Type:
Steamer
Hull Materials:
Wood
Builder Name:
Willliam Young
Original Owner and Location:
G.W. Bruen & Henry Fitzhugh, Oswego, New York
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Sidewheel
Engine Type:
Low Pressure
# Cylinders:
1
Propulsion Notes:
80hp engine by William Avery
Dimensions
Length:
143'
Beam:
20' 5"
Depth:
7' 8"
Tonnage (old style):
215
History

1834 Enrolled, Oswego, New York

1836 Readmeasured 286 tons

1839, May 12 Driven ashore, Oswego in snowstorm; released & dismantled; machinery into steamer SAINT LAWRENCE; made sailing vessel

1846 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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OSWEGO (1833, Steamer)