The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), May 24, 1865

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The KNIGHT TEMPLAR, a new vessel built by Geo. Goble, was successfully launched today. Her dimensions are 136 ft. keel, 26 ft. 2 inches beam, and 11 ft. 6 inches holf, and she will carry about 18,000 bu. of grain through the Welland Canal. She is owned by Geo. Goble, her enterprising builder, and Lyons & Finney, and is to be commanded by Capt. Robert Gilmore, late of the ALGERINE. It is the intention to have the TEMPLAR ready for sea on Saturday. She will sail for Chicago. - Oswego Advertiser, 17th.

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Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), May 24, 1865