Chicago Board of Trade (Bark), U4331, 9 Apr 1863
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NEW VESSELS. - The Green Bay Advocate says a new vessel, named the PESHTIGO of 625 tons burthen, has been built at that port by Wolf & Lawrence during the past winter. She is 164 feet in length, 12 1/2 feet hold, and 23 feet beam, anD will carry 28,000 bushels of grain or 400,000 feet of lumber.
The Detroit Free Press says the new fore & aft schooner SWALLOW, of 395 tons burthen, length 143 feet, beam 26 1/3 feet, hold 11 1/2 feet, with a carrying capacity for 20,000 bushels of corn, was launched on Tuesday afternoon from the ship-yard of Messrs. Campbell & Owen of Detroit.
The Milwaukee Sentinel says one of the largest class of barks is being built at Manitowoc by G.S, & E.K. Rand for Platt & Vilas, of Manitowoc and Foster & Hardenburg, of Chicago. She will cost, when complete, about $25,000. -(Chicago Board of Trade)
Buffalo Daily Courier
Thursday, April 9, 1863
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Schooner CHICAGO BOARD OF TRADE. U. S. No. 4331. Of 423.91 tons gross; 402.72 tons net. Built Manitowoc, Wis., 1863. Home port, Bay City, Mich.
Merchant vessel List, U. S., 1884
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