The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Rugby (Scow), 10 Apr 1860


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      List of Vessels Laid up at Oswego. - The following is a list of the vessels laid up at this port for the winter of 1859-1860. We have separated the grain vessels trading between this port and the Upper Lakes, from those which are usually employed in our Canadian trade, showing the capacity of the former for carrying wheat, also classifying the business in which the latter are engaged:

Name of Vessels Capacity
Schooner GEORGE STEEL 16,500 bushels
Schooner EMU 13,500 "
Schooner GERRIT SMITH 15.000 "
Schooner DARIEN 14,000 "
Schooner WHITE CLOUD 14,000 "
Schooner GAME COCK 9,800 "
Schooner THOMAS DYER 14,000 "
Schooner HARRIET ROSS 9,000 "
Schooner MATTHEW MCNAIR 10,000 "
Schooner KATE ROBINSON 15,500 "
Schooner THOMAS KINGSFORD 17,000 "
Schooner BELLE SHERIDAN 12,500 "
Schooner SIRIUS 12,000 "
Schooner AUGUSTA 15,000 "
Schooner L.C. CROCKER 13,000 "
Schooner ALGERINE 17,000 "
Schooner TITAN 15,800 "
Schooner S.H. LATHROP 17,200 "
Schooner GRANADA 14,500 "
Schooner ONTONAGON 9,500 "
Schooner BELLE WALBRIDGE 16,000 "
Schooner CARTHAGENIAN 17,000 "
Schooner S.J. HOLLEY 12,500 "
Schooner LUCY J. LATHAM 15,000 "
Schooner DELOS DEWOLF 16,000 "
Schooner MILLARD FILLMORE 16,500 "
Schooner NICARAGUA 14,000 "
Schooner BARBARIAN 17.500 "
Schooner MAZEPPA 16,000 "
Schooner L.B. SHEPPARD 12,500 "
Schooner GEM 13,500 "
Schooner WM. B. OGDEN 16,000 "
Schooner MINNIE KINNIE 18,000 "
Schooner DREADNOUGHT 17,500 "
Schooner MERRIMAC 11,500 "
Schooner DISPATCH 14,000 "
Schooner NORWEGIAN 16,500 "
Schooner JAMES NAVAGH 14,500 "
Schooner JOSEPH GRANT 17,000 "
Schooner EMPIRE STATE 12,300 "
Brig E.W. CROSS 17,500 "
Barque NORMAN 15,000 "
Barque HUNGARIAN 17,000 "
Propeller OGDENSBURGH 11,000 "
Schooner FREE TRADER grain and lumber
Schooner AUGUSTUS FORD "
Schooner PIERPONT "
Schooner HAMILTON "
Schooner FOREST "
Schooner CARLTON "
Schooner COLERAINE "
Schooner VIRGINIA "
Schooner CONQUEST "
Schooner MARY E. BURGOYNE "
Schooner PLYMOUTH ROCK "
Schooner SOREL lumber
Schooner BRISTOL "
Schooner NORTH STAR "
Schooner CAROLINE "
Schooner GAZELLE "
Schooner E. MASTERS "
Schooner CINCINNATI "
Schooner WESTERN "
Schooner COMELY "
Schooner SARAH BOND "
Schooner ADMIRAL "
Schooner O.V. BRAINARD "
Schooner RALEIGH "
Schooner EMBLEM "
Schooner A.A. CORNWELL "
Brig SAXON "
Scow Propeller COASTER "
Scow E. MASTERS "
Scow RUGBY "
Tug A.S. PAGE wrecking and towing on the lake
Tug WM. MORGAN employed in the harbor
Tug MAJOR DANA employed in the harbor
Tug ROBERT REID employed in the harbor
Tug HIRAM PERRY JR. employed in the harbor
Tug J.H. BLOORE employed in the harbor
Revenue Cutter HOWELL COBB Government vessel on Lake Ontario
      The following table shows the number of steam and sail vessels which have laid up at this port at the close of navigation for the last four years:

      1856 1857 1858 1859
Propellers 8 5 6 2
Steam Tugs 4 4 5 6
Barques 3 3 8 2
Brigs 8 4 4 2
Schooners 84 69 52 67
Revenue Cutter 1 1
      Totals 97 85 71 80
      Oswego Commercial Times
      Tuesday, April 10, 1860


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winter layup at Oswego
Date of Original:
1860
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McN.E.7678
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Rugby (Scow), 10 Apr 1860