GPS: na Depth: na
Bottom: Rocks and mud Access: Boat
Level: na Year built: 1850s – 1870s
Build at: na Vessel Type Sloop or Schooner?
Propulsion: Sail Length: 52 feet.
Beam: 14 ft. Depth of hold: 5 ft.
Tonnage: 596 Date of loss: 1880’s
The Box Stove wreck was found in 2011 by Dennis McCarthy and
The major feature of the wreck is an iron box stove and the nearly intact drop centerboard still in its box. The site is listed with New York State Historic Preservation as an archeological site.
“The History of American Sailing Ships” by Howard Chapelle
traces the origins of American Sloops from the ‘Bermuda Sloop’, a distinctive
design of the colonial period, to the ‘Hudson River Sloops’ of the 1850’s.
Although large numbers of sloops sailed on the