The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Fayette Brown (Schooner), 4 Sep 1868

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Stevens & Presley have just completed a fore-and-after for Capt. Bradbury of Cleveland, named the FAYETTE BROWN. Her dimensions are as follows: Length, 180 ft.; beam 31 1/2 ft.; hold 14 1/2 ft.; 713 tons old measurement, with capacity for 40,000 bu. corn. Her cost when finished about $45,000. She is wire rigged. She is said to be an A1 vessel and is to be commanded by Capt. George Stone of Cleveland.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      September 4, 1868 3-4

THE FAYETTE BROWN. - This is the name of a fine new schooner, built at Cleveland, for Capt. A. Bradley, of that city. Her dimensions are as follows - Length, 80 feet; breadth, 31 feet 6 inches; depth of hold, 13 feet 6 inches. Measures 715 tons, old measurement; carrying capacity, 40,OO0 bushels of corn. Her cost when ready for sea will be about $45,000.
She is fitted out with wire rigging of the very best quality, and all the machinery for the working of the vessel is of the latest and most approved character.
      Chicago Tribune
      Monday, September 7, 1868

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Fayette Brown (Schooner), 4 Sep 1868