Genesee Chief (Propeller), U10243, 9 Mar 1863
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Stevens & Presley have been rebuilding the propeller GENESEE CHIEF, for Curtis, Thomas & Co., of Toledo. The following are her dimensions:- Length 155 feet, width 27 feet, depth of hold 11 feet 6 inches. She is of about 400 tons burthen. She will be completed the first of April, and placed on the Toledo and Saginaw route. Capt. E.M. Hewitt will command her. He sailed the old CHIEF last season. - Cleveland Leader.
Buffalo Daily Courier
Monday, March 9, 1863
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Steamer GENESEE CHIEF. U. S. No. 10243. Of 441.79 tons, Home port, Detroit, Mich.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1867
Steam screw GENESEE CHIEF.* U. S. No. 10243. Of 429 tons. Built Carthage, N.Y., 1846. First Home port, Rochester, N.Y.
* Rig changed to barge Sept. 5, 1868
Merchant Steam Vessels of the United States
Lytle - Holdcamper List. 1790 - 1868
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