The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Cherokee (Schooner), 26 Apr 1853


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We notice with pleasure that a fine vessel the CHEROKEE, lately launched at Kingston, is landing at Maitland's wharf with port for Liverpool. The port is on joint account of Capt. Gaskin, the commander of the vessel, and Messrs. Moffatt, Murray & Co,, of this city. Today, the vessel goes to Port Credit to take some 3,000 barrels of flour, on account of the same firm. The pork was packed in this city by A.M. Smith, and the flour is to be inspected here, so that ship and cargo will be Upper Canada throughout. She is a well modelled vessel, although not what can be called a clipper, and appears very strongly built. SHe is 361 tons measurement, and carries 3 masts, the fore being square rigged, the others fore and aft. This is the first attempt at opening a direct trade between the lakes and the British ports, though its practicability has long been understood. We wish the enterprise success. It is a great idea that we may now take ship for Liverpool at the wharves of Toronto.
      Toronto Globe
      April 26, 1853


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launch and to sea
Date of Original:
1853
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McN.E.1230
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Cherokee (Schooner), 26 Apr 1853