The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Oxford (1853)


Year of Build:
1853
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Buffalo, New York
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Propulsion:
Screw
Final Disposition
Final Location:
Cape Hurd, Ontario, Canada
How:
Wrecked
History

Approx. 90' length. Owned by G. Wilkes 1854. Built by G. S. Wilkes, Buffalo N.Y. 1853. Used on Grand River 1853, 1854; Georgian Bay 1855. "New style freight boat on the river" 1853. Damaged by fire 15/10/54 Cayuga Ont.: "a losing affair" (Niagara "Chronicle"). To be moved to Thames River for 1856 season but wrecked late November 1855 Cape Hurd Ont. on its way there.

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Oxford (1853)