The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
American Giant (Schooner), 2 Apr 1868


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The AMERICAN GIANT is the name of a new schooner launched recently from the yard of Willaim Crosthwaite, of Bay City, formerly of Buffalo. Her dimensions are as follows: Length, 154 ft.; beam 31 ft.; hold 9 1/2 ft. She is a three-and-after or a three masted schooner, of 365 tons. He is also building a tug named MAY DAY, 67 ft. long, 14 ft. beam and 6 ft. hold.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      April 2, 1868 p.3

      . . . . .

      The old schooner AMERICAN GIANT, owned by Maytham & Kelderhous, of Buffalo, is to be transformed from a transfer elevator into a respectable looking lumber barge. She is an ancient craft and has been in the bone yard once or twice, but her timbers are still in good condition.
      Saginaw Courier-Herald
      Friday, November 13, 1885

      . . . . .

      The AMERICAN GIANT, 365 tons, built in 1869, and formerly a three-masted scow on the lakes, but latterly a floating elevator at Buffalo, is being converted into a tow-barge for the lumber trade, and will be towed by the steam barge ARAXES.
      The Saginaw Courier
      April 21, 1886


      . . . . .
NAME: AMERICAN GIANT
RIG: Bark
OFFI.C1AL NO: 29298
SI.GNAL LETTERS:
LOA:
BEAM:
DEPTH:
GROSS: 365.41 (1870; 1871; 1872)
NET:
YEAR BUILT:
STATE:
CITY:
HOME PORT: Bay City, MI (1870; 1871; 1872)
YEARS LISTED: 1870; 1871; 1872)
NOTES:



Media Type:
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Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
new vessel, &c.
Date of Original:
1868
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.E.783
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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American Giant (Schooner), 2 Apr 1868