The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Shipping on Lake Erie
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Register of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA), Mar 1831, p. 160


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SHIPPING ON LAKE ERIE

The following list of vessels on Lake Erie furnished us by a friend who has taken great pains to ascertain their number and the exact tonnage of each will be read with satisfaction by all who feel an interest in the prosperity of the west It exhibits an evidence of the amount of business done on this Lake which is truly flattering.

American Vessels

Tons
America5392
Amaranth6537
Andrew4734
Antelope5323
Aurora8125
Allen Trimble1561
Argus*20
Beaver44
Bolivar60
Cincinnati5357
Columbus6351
Coneaut Packet2967
Commerce88
Constitution8427
Comet4716
Commodore Perry25
Detroit6680
Enterprise*219
Eagle9471
Essex3085
Erie Packet31
Eclipse5810
Emily30
Express2409
Farmer5160
Free Trader30
Geauga3361
Governor Cass5389
Good Intent3361
Guerriere4136
Grampus3028
General Jackson42
Henry Clay*30162
Hamilton27
Independence2631
John Q Adams5477
John Richards4319
L. Jenkins7357
Lady of the Lakes8738
Lagrange101
Louis Judson1743
Mariner9640
Maria Antoinette8635
Marshal Ney7325
Milan3381
Morning Star3063
Mary4563
Minerva5090
Napoleon10713
Nucleus9361
N Connecticut6050
Niagara*15692
Ohio*15743
Olive Branch28
Pilot5425
Pioneer*12467
Red Rover*3380
Spy38
Shl'n Thompson*241
Swift Sure30
Superior*34636
Savage30
St Clair35
Telegraph4378
United States9319
William Tell6110
William Penn*21900
William Peacock*120
Young Lion8320

Tonnage 5,024 48-95ths.

Number of American vessels, 69.

The figures on the right hand of the column denote the fractional parts or so many ninety fifths of a ton

British Vessels.-- Brittania, Elizabeth, Fair Trader, Hope, Hetty-Maria, Lark, Lord Wellington, Mariner, Nelson, Niagara, Pioneer, Perseverance, Recovery, Susan, Sterling, Thomas Talbot, Victory. Tonnage not known. Number of British vessels 17.

Buffalo paper

* Steamboats


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Mar 1831
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Shipping on Lake Erie