The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Boston (Propeller), 1 May 1847

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PROPELLER BOSTON. - This is the name of the new propeller lately constructed at Cleveland by S. & A. Turner for James Monroe, S. Parmelee and J.W. Ogram. She made her first appearance here yesterday with a cargo of wheat and flour, and has storage we understand for some 12,000 bushels. She is under the command of Captain Monroe. - Buffalo Adv.
      Detroit Free Press
      Friday, May 14, 1847

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      We are indebted to Mr. Tibbats, our Deputy Collector, for the following: -
Abstract of new vessels built in the District of Cuyahoga, Ohio, during the year 1847, with their denominations, tons, and value:
      Type Name Tonnage Value
      Steamboat BOSTON, 250-05 $19,000
      Buffalo Daily Courier [part of list]
      Saturday, November 13, 1847

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Steam screw BOSTON. Of 259 tons. Built Cleveland, Ohio, 1847. First Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. DISPOSITION:-- Lost 1855 in collision with the bark PLYMOUTH off Oak Orchard, N.Y. July 28, 1854. No lives lost.
      Merchant Steam Vessels of the U. S. A.
      The Lytle-Holdcamper list. 1790 to 1868

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Boston (Propeller), 1 May 1847