The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Charles G. Breed (Schooner), 24 Sep 1862

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NEW VESSEL. - Messrs. Ellsworth & Davidson, (successors to B.B. Jones,) are laying the keel of a canal vessel, to be brig rigged, capable of carrying 21,00 bushels of wheat to Buffalo, to be completed by the first of October. Built for Mabbett & Breed, and Anthony Green, of this city. - Milwaukee Wisconsin.)
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      July 3, 1862

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      ANOTHER NEW VESSEL. - The Milwaukee Sentinel, of the 25th., says the schooner CHAS. G. BREED was launched on the 24th. Ellsworth & Davis, successor to B.B. Jones, are the builders. Her dimensions are as follows: 147 feet length over all; 26 feet 3 inches beam, and 13 feet depth of hold. She measures 450 tons burthen, and will carry 22,000 bu. of wheat, and is of the largest class that can pass the Welland Canal; costing $22,000.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Saturday, September 27, 1862

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Schooner C.G. BREED, 451 tons, built Milwaukee 1862 by Davidson & Ellsworth. Owned by Breed & Green, Port of hail, Milwaukee. Class A. Value $17,000
      Register of the Ships of the Lakes
      and River St. Lawrence, 1864.

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Charles G. Breed (Schooner), 24 Sep 1862