The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Genoa (Schooner), 1855

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SHIP BUILDING AT BUFFALO.--This completes the list of vessels now on the stocks there are, however, several others to be built, of which we have no particulars.
The foregoing 17 vessels now on the stocks and launched within a day or two show a tonnage of 6,160 tons. To which we add a list of vessels launched this spring, with their dimensions
Class Name Tons Length Breadth Depth
Propeller RESCUE 285 125-5 25 10
Propeller DIME 60 -- -- --
Barque JOHN SWEENEY 405 140-4 30 10-6
Schooner BAY STATE 341 127-9 27-8 10-6
Schooner ENTERPRIZE 297 121-9 25-10 10-3
Schooner PERSEVERANCE 294 121-2 25-9 10-4
Schooner ANTELOPE 337 127 26-2 11
Schooner J.F.TRACY 175 102 24 8
Schooner YORKTOWN 125 85 14 6-6
Schooner GENOA 198 104 25-9 9-3
This will give the total tonnage up to the present time from the 1st. January 1855, at 8,777 tons.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Thursday, July 19, 1855

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Genoa (Schooner), 1855