NEW PROPELLER. - We learn that a new propeller has just been contracted for, which is to be built at Huron, Ohio, and to run in connection with the railroad at that port. The builders are Messrs. Ketchum & Keating. She is to be of the following dimensions: 176 feet keel; 29 feet breadth of beam, and 11 feet depth of hold. Her engine is to be built by S. Shepard of this city. She is owned by parties connected with the railroad at Huron, and Jason Parker of this city, and is to be commanded by Capt. A.A. Kirby, late of the schooner ITHACA.
Buffalo Daily Republic
Tuesday, December 13, 1853