The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
George (Schooner), U85305, 1886


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Schooner GEORGE.* U.S. No. 85305. Of 790.45 tons gross; 750.93 tons net. Built 1873 at Manitowoc, Wis. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 202.8 x 34.0 x 13.8.
      * formerly schooner GEORGE MURRAY
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1886
     
     
Schooner GEORGE MURRAY. Of 790 tons. Built Manitowoc in June 1873, by G.S. Rand. Home port, Racine. Owned by Slauson & others. Value, $27,000. Class A 1. REMARKS:-- Three masts. New deck, 1878.
      Association of Lake Underwriters
      Lake Hull Register, 1879
     
     
     
      At Manitowoc, the 21st, the GEORGE MURRAY, the largest vessel ever built on Lake Michigan was launched. She is 209 ft. long, 34 ft. wide and 14 ft. deep. Her carrying capacity is 50,000 bu. wheat. She was built by G.S. Rand for J.R. Slauson, of Racine.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      June 26, 1873 3-5
     


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ex GEORGE MURRAY
Date of Original:
1886
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McN.R.216
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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George (Schooner), U85305, 1886