The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Baltimore (Steamboat), 30 Jul 1847

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NEW BOAT. - G.W. Strong's new boat BALTIMORE, of Monroe, came up yesterday, for the first time. She is 513 tons burthen - Length, 174 feet - Beam, 26 feet 3 inches - Depth of hold, 11 feet 6 inches. Her engine is from the Eagle Works Buffalo.
      Capt. G.A. Strong, Master; C. Goldsmith, formerly on the ORLEANS, Mate, and H.R. Scott, 2d. Mate. It is not yet decided on what route she will run. - Detroit Advertiser, 30th.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      July 31, 1847

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THE BALTIMORE made her first appearance here yesterday. She is of light draught - was built at Monroe by G. W. Stromg, Esq. She can carry 2,000 bbls. of flour. Capt. Albert Strong; first mate, D.C. Goldsmith. Her appearance is very beautiful. -- Buffalo Express.
      Cleveland Weekly Herald
      Wednesday, August 18, 1847

ARRIVAL -- The old steamboat ANTHONY WAYNE arrived in tow, yesterday, from Monroe, minus her engine, pipes, and all her internal apparatus - a mere skeleton. Her engines have been transferred to the BALTIMORE, built this season at Monroe; and Charles Howard, Esq., of this city, has purchased the hull to convert into a sail craft. - Detroit Adv.
      Cleveland Weekly Herald
      Wednesday, November 17, 1847

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Baltimore (Steamboat), 30 Jul 1847