The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
City of Erie (Barge), U4336, 1866

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Schooner LIVERPOOL. * ??? Of 220 tons gross. Built at St. Johns island, Canada., in 1862.
123.6 x 26.3 x 10.3.
      * renamed TORONTO - Canada -
      CITY OF ERIE - ? - 1866 [Barge]
      Herman Runge List [doubtful record]

Brig DUNDONNELL [C] of 213 tons. Built Rideau Canal 1859. Home port, Toronto. Owned by Geo. Laidlaw. Value $7,000 Class B 2.
      Board of lake Underwriters
      Lake vessel Register, 1861
Brig CITY OF TORONTO [C] Of 269 tons. Built 1859 at Rideau Canal. Owned by J.D. Laidlaw. Home port, Toronto. Value $6,000. Class B 1 REMARKS :-- Flat. Formerly DUNDONELL. Large repairs in 1861 & 1862 .
      Board of Lake Underwriters
      Lake vessel register, 1863


Schooner CITY OF ERIE. U. S. No. 4336. Of 220.56 tons gross; 209.54 tons net. Built St. John's Island, Canada, 1862. Home port, Milwaukee, Wis. 123.6 x 26.3 x 10.3
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891

Milwaukee, Wis., Nov. 26 - The schooner CITY OF ERIE, which recently went to pieces at Gill's Pier, Mich., was originally a Canadian bottom having been built in the 50's near Kingston. She first bore the name LIVERPOOL, and this was subsequently changed to TORONTO. Later on the craft fell into United States marshal's hands at Erie, and after sale under the hammer she was Americanized and her name changed to CITY OF ERIE. The old craft was always an eye-sore to those who owned her, and never made any one rich.
      The Marine Review
      November 26, 1891

NOTE: No evidence could be found to collaborate a name of LIVERPOOL being used in the above vessel. Herman Runge may have been misled by the Marine Review article.

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City of Erie (Barge), U4336, 1866