The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Telegraph (Steamboat), 1831

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Steam paddle CHARLES CARROLL.* Of 69 tons. Built at Sackets Harbor, N.Y., in 1831. First home port, Sackets Harbor, N.Y. Disposition: - Abandoned 1837.
      * Footnote: -- Renamed AMERICA, 7/13/1831
      Merchant Steam Vessels of the U. S. A.
      Lytle-Holdcamper LIST, 1790 to 1868

The Steamboat CHARLES CARROLL of Sackets. - This beautiful vessel was Launched from the ways into her native element, on Monday last: The Launch was a fine one - the novelty of Launching a vessel, with a Steam Engine in complete operation, was witnessed by a very numerous concourse of people from all parts of the County - and produced the most cheering bursts of applause. The building of this boat reflects great credit on the master builder and proprietor Mr. Calvin Case. In the progress and completion of this boat, we have been highly gratified with the rapid and splendid progression of the work. it was began and nearly completed in the space of 11 weeks. This Steamer is intended to run as a daily Packet from this Port to Kingston, U.C. - Sackets Harbor Gazette.
      Oswego Palladium
      Tuesday, May 11, 1831.
      Stean screw CHARLES CARROLL.* Of 361 tons gross. Built Sacketts harbor, N.Y., 1834. Rebuilt Sacketts Harbor 1838 and renamed AMERICA. Changed to sail vessel and burned 1852 at head of Lake Erie
      * Renamed AMERICA - U. S. - 1838
      TELEGRAPH - U. S. -
      TELEGRAPH - U. S. [Sail]
      Herman Runge List
Steamboat TELEGRAPH, Of 196.80 tons. Built Dexter, N.Y., 1837. One mast; scroll head.n sharp stern. 131.0 x 18.9 x 8.4 (ex Oswego enrollment) Detroit Enrollment, No. 15 of 1850

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Telegraph (Steamboat), 1831