The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Lemuel Crawford (Bark), 1 May 1855


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NEW VESSEL.---A new barque-rigged vessel of 450 tons is now on the stocks at Black River. She is owned by Capt. Drake and Messrs Crawford & Price, of Cleveland, and will be commanded by Capt. Drake. Her builders are Wm. and G.W. Jones.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Wednesday, May 2, 1855

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The hull of the bark LEMUEL CRAWFORD was launched last Saturday at Black River. She is built for Lemuel Crawford, Wm. J. Price and Capt. S.F. Drake, of this city. Her dimensions are, keel 135 feet; beam 30 feet; hold 11 feet 6 inches, and has capacity for 550 tons. She is said to be a very staunch built and well modeled craft, superior to most of the craft on the lakes. She is to be commanded by Captain S.F. Drake, one of the owners. ------ Cleveland Plain Dealer
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Thursday, July 12, 1855


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building & launch
Date of Original:
1855
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McN.E.1550
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Lemuel Crawford (Bark), 1 May 1855