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De Witt Clinton (Steamboat), 23 Jul 1836

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STEAMBOAT LAUNCH. - The fine new steamboat DE WITT CLINTON, was to be launched from the ship yard of Captain F. Church, at Huron, on Saturday last. She is a first class boat, 500 tons burthen, built for the Troy & Erie Line, and will be commanded by by Capt. Byram H. Squires. This is the second steamboat built in this yard this season.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Monday, July 25, 1836 p.2, c.4

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The DE WITT CLINTON, which left this port yesterday afternoon for Buffalo, is a new and handsome steam freight boat. She is 147 feet in length, 27 feet beam about 48 feet on the guards, and 11 feet depth of hold. Tonnage registered at 415, but by carpenter's measure nearer 490. Although built for a freight boat, she is so constructed as to accommodate a goodly number of passengers; there being in the main and forward cabins 72 berths, in the ladies' cabin 30, and on the promenade deck 8 state-rooms, with 3 berths in each, beside 6 others near the steering wheel, and perhaps 20 more on the main deck, for the hands, &c., being in all about 150. The arrangement of the ladies' cabin is very convenient being across the deck, with a broad and spacious hall between the ranges of berths. The workmanship of the whole is plain but neat and substantial. The machinery (high pressure) is very powerful.
      Cleveland Weekly Advertiser
      Thursday, September 15, 1836 p.2 c.6

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"On June 30, 1836, Church launched the steamer HIGHLANDER, but again, her name was changed to DE WITT CLINTON before she was put into service."
      from 'ADZ, CAULK, and RIVETS' by R.J. Wright p.75
      A History of Ship Building Along Ohio's North Shore

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Steam paddle DeWITT CLINTON. Of 413 tons gross. Built Huron, Ohio, 1836. First home port, Buffalo, N.Y. DISPOSITION. -- Lost by stranding 1851.
      Merchant Steam Vessels of the United States
      The Lytle - Holdcamper List, 1790 to 1868

      Port of Buffalo
      Steamboat Master Tonnage
DE WITT CLINTON A. H. Squiers 413
      Tonnage of Lake Erie, Oct. 1836
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 12, 1837

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De Witt Clinton (Steamboat), 23 Jul 1836