The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Joseph Cochrane (Schooner), 1 Apr 1856


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NEW VESSEL. - The fine large schooner which was commenced at the mouth of the river, opposite Charlotte, last fall, by Capt. Hosea Rogers, in now nearly ready for launching. She is to be named the JOSEPH COCHRANE. The hull is not only finished and painted, but the masts are set and most of the standing rigging up. This vessel is 136 feet long; 25 feet 8 inch beam; 10 feet 5 inches deep in hold, and about 325 tons burthen. Her capacity will enable her to carry 16,000 bushels of wheat throught the Welland Canal. She is of a handsome model has three masts, and will be rigged fore-and-aft with top sails. - Rochester
Union, 15th.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      April 17, 1856
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      LAUNCH. - The Rochester Union contains the following:- Com. Hosea Rogers is awaiting the subsidence of the water of the river to such a stage that he may safely launch a new and finely built sailing craft---the JOSEPH COCHRANE---which he has just completed. Some day of the present week will see the noble vessel riding at anchor in our harbor. We wish there were more of this ship-building enterprise at the same point.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      April 23, 1856


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building
Date of Original:
1856
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McN.E.1386
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Joseph Cochrane (Schooner), 1 Apr 1856