The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Champion (Bark), U4277, 9 Mar 1863


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The barque Quayle & Martin are building for Mather & Barclay, of Chicago, 800 tons burthen, will be launched in about three weeks. She will be about the largest vessel on the lakes. - Cleveland Leader.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Monday, March 9, 1863

      . . . . .

      The splendid bark CHAMPION, probably the largest sail vessel on the lakes, was launched on Saturday afternoon from the yard of Quayle & Martin. She was built for Milwaukee owners. - Cleveland Herald.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Thursday, April 23, 1863

      . . . . .

      Barkentine CHAMPION, 803 tons. Built by Quayle & Martin at Cleveland in 1863. Owned by Mathew & Barkley. Home port, Chicago. Class A. Value $30,000
      Register of the Ships of the
      Lakes and River St. Lawrence, 1864.

      . . . . .
NAME: CHAMPION
RIG: Bark (Pre-list); Schooner (1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880; 1880-81; 1882; 1883;
1884; 1885
OFFICIAL NO: 4277
SIGNAL LETTERS:
LOA: 182.5
BEAM: 33.4
DEPTH: 13.5
GROSS: 585.59 (Pre-list;1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880; 1880-81;1882;1883;1884;1885
NET: 556.32 (1884; 1885
YEAR BUILT: 1863
STATE: OH
CITY: Cleveland
HOME PORT: BuffalO, NY (Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880;1880-81; 1882;
1883; 1884; 1885
YEARS LISTED: Pre-list,1869; 1870; 1871;1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880; 1880-81; 1882;1883; 1884; 1885
NOTES:
      Mvus, sail. 1866 - 1885
     


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building
Date of Original:
1863
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McN.E.1211
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Champion (Bark), U4277, 9 Mar 1863