George Goble, Oswego NY

Most recent update: May 14, 2016.


George Goble, an immigrant from Kinsale, was a significant builder of Great Lakes schooners from 1856 through 1906.  The data for this list were provided by Richard Palmer, a maritime historian specializing in Oswego.

Hull # O.N. Original Name Original Owner Type GT Ft. Built Disposition
24149 Titan Doolittle, Irwin & Wright Schooner 361 132 1856 Driven ashore and lost near Pentwater MI 1869
26562 William Sanderson Clemow & Moore Schooner 385 135 1856 Lost 1874 near Sleeping Bear Point
  Bermuda Thomas S. Mott Schooner 394 136 1860 Lost 1870 near Munising MI
26563 William I. Preston Carrington & Preston Schooner 279 142 1861 Lost 1888 near Wolfe Island
10544 George Goble George Goble et al. Schooner   137 1862 Lost 1871 near Kettle Point, Lake Huron, rebuilt as M. D. Cameron 1873
24392 Thomas Martin T. Martin and C. Ratcliffe Schooner 196 93 1862 Rebuilt from the schooner J. C. Riggs, abandoned 1881
24394 Thomas S. Mott David Manwaring Schooner 431 137 1862 Lost 1874 near Ludington MI
22918 Senator Blood Blood, Bond & Ford Schooner 231 127 1863 Abandoned 1891 but returned to service, lost 1896 off Goose Island
16403 Montauk Goble, Lyons & Finney Schooner 310 136 1863 Lost 1882 near Pickard's Dock, North Manitou
2390 Bahama Thomas S. Mott Schooner 333 136 1863 Lost 1895 off Alpena MI
13302 James Platt   Schooner 341 137 1863 Wrecked on South Fox Island 1881
9456 Fred D. Wheeler Morgan M. Wheeler Tug 32 60 1865 Sank 1890 near Ogdensburg NY
14110 Knight Templar George Goble Schooner 290 136 1865 Lost 1905 near Alpena MI
  Sardinian Robert  Richardson Schooner 225 104 1865 Believed to have been wrecked 1864 at Oswego NY
11502 Henry FitzHugh Thomas S. Mott Schooner   136 1866 Registered in Canada 1900, abandoned  1924. 
10545 George C. Finney Goble, Lyons &  Finney Schooner 301 130 1866 Lost 1891 off Port Maitland ON
19061 Olive Branch Thomas S. Mott Schooner 267 138 1866 Lost 1875 off Toronto Harbor
18319 Nevada Morgan M. Wheeler Schooner 318 136 1867 Lost 1886 near Ashtabula Harbor
13306 Jamaica Thomas  S. Mott Schooner 318 136 1867 Lost 1885  between Evanston and Glencoe IL
9727 Florida Thomas  S. Mott Schooner 299 142 1868 Lost 1886 off Whetsone Brook, near Marquette
85006 Guiding Star Michael J. Cummings Schooner 324 139 1869 Wrecked 1883 near Milwaukee WI
75157 John T. Mott Thomas  S. Mott Schooner 325 139 1869 Lost c1915 in Georgian Bay, Lake Huron.
80115 West Side George Goble Schooner 324 138 1870 Lost 1906 near Thunder Bay
18734 Nassau Thomas  S. Mott Schooner 303 137 1870 Lost 1898 near Bar Point
90321 Madeira Morgan M. Wheeler Schooner 322 137 1871 Lost 1877 near Long Point
105155 Alanson Sumner Page & Dobbie Tug 300 127 1872 Converted to steam barge, abandoned 1899 in Port Huron MI
6780 Daniel Lyons D. Lyons and G. Goble Schooner     1873 In collision 1878 and lost off Wolf River WI
105269 Atlanta Thomas  S. Mott Schooner 318 137 1873 Lost 1874 off Au Sable Point
115186 Sam Cook Thomas  S. Mott Schooner 318 137 1873 Lost 1882 off Brockville ON, raised 1884, rebuilt as schooner barge William Wheeler, wrecked in the St. Lawrence 1893
90592 M. J. Cummings D. Lyons and E. Caufield Schooner 330 142 1874 Lost 1894 near Milwaukee Harbor
75610 J. Maria Scott R. Scott, R. Richardson and J. & N. Beattie Schooner 348 142 1874 Later White Star 1884, lost 1887 near Point Pelee, salvaged 1888, rebuilt as propeller 1893, burnt 1901 in Port Huron MI
  Fascination Nicholas C. Goble Sloop   31 1874  
140367 Leadville Michael J. Cummings Schooner 343 142 1879 Lost 1883 east of Long Point
85780 George H. Hasleton John J. Courtney Steam Yacht 5 58 1883 Later Juliette 1903, abandoned 1930
126201 Charley Ferris John K. Post & Co. Tug 54 60 1884 Reported abandoned in Duluth in 1932
106424 Aida James Macfarlane Steam Yacht 20 71 1885  
    NY, ON & Western RR Float   125 1885  
  Frontenac Corps of Engineers Dredge   75 1891 Rebuilt in 1910, abandoned, hull became part of foundation of pier for Oswego Yacht Club
  Ontario Corps of Engineers Launch   27 1904  
    Corps of Engineers Dump Scow   68 1905  
    Corps of Engineers Dump Scow   68 1905  
  Sodus Corps of Engineers Dredge   100 1912 Abandoned 1923.