ANOTHER BOAT. - The ODD FELLOW. - Mr. John Robinson's new boat, has been brought up from Trenton to receive its engine and finish in this port. The ODD FELLOW is a beautifully modeled craft of the following dimensions: Length 250 feet, 25 feet beam, 58 including guards, 14 feet hold, 1100 tons burthen. She will receive her engine early in the spring, and be put in commission by the early part of next summer. Captain B.S. Goodsell, Master builder. - Detroit Adv.
Buffalo Daily Courier
Thursday, December 2, 1847
NOTE:-- No reference could be found for the above vessel, but obviously the name was changed to IONA, then GLOBE, before going into commission.
Steam Boat IONA. Home port, Detroit. Owned by Samuel Robinson and built by Benjamin J. Goodsell at Trenton, Mich. in 1847. Of 1182.14 tons 248.8 feet length; 34.7 feet beam; 14.3 feet depth. One deck, one mast; no gallery; no figure-head. Commanded by Capt. George L. Chapman NOTE:- this enrollment was not issued by reason of disagreement of parties
Detroit Enrollment, No. 55 of 1847
dated Nov. 30, 1847
Steam Boat GLOBE. Home port, Detroit. Owned by Samuel Robinson and built by J. Robinson at Trenton, Mich. in 1848. Of 1223.26 tons 251.0 feet length; 34.10 feet beam; 14.6 feet depth. One deck, one mast; no gallery; no figure-head. Commanded by Capt. James Sanderson.
Detroit Enrollment, No. 29 of 1848
dated June 21, 1848