The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Chief (Lighter), 18 Oct 1860


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The Gulf lighter, built by Laffrinier & Stevenson for eastern owners, was launched yesterday. She is named the CHIEF, and will be commanded by Capt. John Norris. Her dimensions are: Length over all 67'6"; breadth 22'10". Her tonnage according to the Custom House is 88 57/95 tons. The hull is painted black relieved by a ribbon of white. The bow is handsomely ornamented with wreaths of flowers, a guilt figure of the Goddess of Liberty on each side. The head of an eagle forms the figurehead. The CHIEF cleared yesterday for Boston. She will sail tonight for Detroit, and there load with black walnut for Boston. From thence she will proceded to Galveston. - Cleveland Herald.
      Detroit Free Press
      October 18, 1860
     


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launch
Date of Original:
1860
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McN.E.1247
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Chief (Lighter), 18 Oct 1860