W. F. Allen (Schooner), U26214, 22 Apr 1853
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The Cleveland Forest City says that "during the past winter, a finely modelled and beautiful 3 masted clipper vessel has been built for Hewitt & Tuttle, of this city, at Balck River, by W. & G.W. Jones. SHe arrived at this port yesterday to complete her outfit, under charge of her commander, Capt. W.F. Simons. Her capacity is 380 tons Custom House measurement; 132 feet keel; 142 feet, extreme length; depth 14 feet. Her cabin and forecastle are well arranged and capacious; her bows are sharp. She will be called the W.F. ALLEN, JR." and is intended for the Cleveland and Ogdensburg trade.
Detroit Free Press
April 22, 1853
Schooner Wm. F ALLEN Jr. Of 385 tons. Built Cleveland by G.W. Jones in 1853. Home port, Cleveland. Owned by C. Dickenson. Class, B 1. Value $ 8,300.
Board of Lake Underwriters
Lake Vessel Register, 1860
NAME: W. F. ALLEN (Pre-list; 1869); WILLIAM F. ALLEN (1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875); WILLIAM F.
ALLEN, JR. (1876; 1877; 1878)
OFFICIAL NO: 26214
GROSS: 244.94 (Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878)
HOME PORT: Chicago, IL (Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873); Racine, WI (1875; 1876; 1877; 1878)
YEARS LISTED: Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878.
MVUS, Pre-list to 1885
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- new vessel, Cleveland
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- William R. McNeil
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- Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Maritime History of the Great Lakes