VESSEL BUILDING IN CLEVELAND.---A fine schooner of 375 tons, will be launched on Saturday, at 3 P.M., from Caulkins' ship-yard. She is owned by R. Winslow, and is to be called WILLIAM CASE, after our ex-Mayor. A graceful compliment to a worthy man. ---- Cleveland Leader
The Democracy, Buffalo
Wednesday, April 6, 1855
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The fore-and-aft schooner WILLIAM CASE, owned by R.K. Winslow, was launched Saturday from the yard of R. Calkins. She measures 388 tons, Custom House measurement, 135 feet keel; 142 overall; 11 feet 2 inches hold; 26 feet 2 inch beam, and will carry from 17,500 to 18,000 bushels of wheat. She will be ready to sail by the opening of "through navigation." ------- Cleveland herald, 7th.
Monday, April 11, 1855
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LAUNCH. -- R. Calkins will launch at his ship yard tomorrow a new fore-and-aft schooner built for W.T. Richmond, of Chicago, to be called the KATE RICHMOND. Her dimensions are as follows: 115 feet keel, 26 feet beam, 11 feet depth of hold, capacity of about 300 tons. Besides this fine craft, Calkins has this season built the large schooner WILLIAM CASE, of 375 tons, for Rufas K. Winslow, one of the most capacious and staunch vessels turned out of the ship yards this year. He has also just finished a fore-and-after for Capt. D.P. Nickerson with scow hull, to be called the MARY and LUCY, 90 feet in length, and 22 feet in breadth of beam, with about 180 tons burthen, designed for the coal and grain trade. -- Cleveland Plain Dealer, 24th.
Buffalo Daily Republic
Saturday, August 25, 1855
Schooner WILLIAM CASE.* U. S. No. 26643. Of 266 tons gross; 253 tons net. Built Cleveland, Ohio, 1855. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 136.9 x 26.7 x 10.8 Crew of 5
* Formerly [a] Schooner Wm. CASE
[b] British schooner Wm. CASE
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1906
NAME: WM. CHASE (Pre-list); WILLIAM CHASE (1869); WILLIAM CASE (1870; 1871)
OFFICIAL NO: 26643
GROSS: 278.23 (Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871)
HOME PORT: Bay City, MI (Pre-list; 1869); Cleveland, OH (1870; 1871)
YEARS LISTED: Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871.
MVUS, Pre-list to 1885