The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Black Hawk (Brig), 9 May 1858


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Capt. D.C. Pierce has six cargoes for Liverpool, all consisting of white oak pipe staves and black walnut lumber. The vessels which Capt. Pierce is to send out are the bark C.J. KERSHAW, 382 tons burthen; bark CHIEFTAIN, 370 tons; brig BLACK HAWK, 380 tons; the new bark CUYAHOGA CHIEF, 384 tons; and a three masted schooner named the INDIAN QUEEN, of about the same tonnage as the others. The brig BLACK HAWK wiil go to New Baltimore in a few days to commence taking in her cargo, so as to be one of the first vessels through the lower canals for the ocean. Capt. Pierce informas us that he has return cargoes engaged for all his vessels, for Hamilton and Toronto. The importers of those places promise him all their business, and are very glad of the opportunity to import direct, without transhipment at Montreal.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      April 19, 1858

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      FIRST VESSEL FOR LIVERPOOL THIS SEASON. - The schooner BLACK HAWK has been taking on her load at New Baltimore for the past few days, and was expected down to the city last evening. She will complete her arrangements today, and will start tomorrow on her voyage to Liverpool. She is owned by Mr. A.H. Barney, and commanded by Captain Basher. Her cargo is owned by Mr. Barney and Captain D.C. Pierce. - Detroit Advertiser.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      May 8, 1858

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      FOR LIVERPOOL. - The brig BLACK HAWK, took out her clearance yesterday for Liverpool, and was to get away last night. She has been waiting a day or two longer than was intended for Capt. Taylor, who is to take command of her. He was formerly on the U. S. schooner LAMPLIGHTER, lost last year on Lake Superior The BLACK HAWK takes out 74,420 gross West India staves, 30 M black walnut lumber, and 3 M oak plank. She took clearance for Liverpool direct. The COL. COOK has nearly completed her cargo at New Baltimore, and will follow in a few days. - Detroit Advertiser.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Wednesday, May 12, 1858

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The brig BLACK HAWK, in entering the old river bed yesterday, collided with the tug RELIEF, carrying away the chimney of the latter, and inflicting slight injuries on herself. Each will be detained a short time to repair, and the RELIEF will then sail for Buffalo. - Cleveland Herald.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Thursday, May 13, 1858

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      REACHED SALT WATER. - Captain Pierce received a dispatch yesterday stating that the vanguard of the Detroit & Liverpool fleet. The CHIEFTAIN, BLACK HAWK, and J.H. HARMON, would be readt to leave Montreal Monday night. They must therefore have left Quebec Wednesday night; and are now in salt water. May prosperous gales attend them. - Detroit Advertiser.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      June 7, 1858

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      THE LIVERPOOL FLEET. - The Cleveland barque CHIEFTAIN arrived at Quebec on her return trip from England on the 6th. inst, and the brig BLACK HAWK yesterday forenoon.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Saturday, September 11, 1858

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to Liverpool & back
Date of Original:
1858
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McN.E.987
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Black Hawk (Brig), 9 May 1858