The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Enterprise (Steamboat), 17 Jun 1825


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LAUNCH. --- On Friday last, the new steam-boat, built in this place; called the ENTERPRISE, was launched into the Cuyahoga River. She is an elegant boat, of about 225 tons burthen, and will be fitted for service with all expedition.
      Cleaveland Weekly Herald
      Friday, June 24, 1825 p.1



FATAL ACCIDENT.---On Friday last, preparations were made to put the machinery of the new steam-boat ENTERPRISE in operation, for the purpose of testing its accuracy &c. At the moment of letting on the steam, Mr. William Rutherford, of this village, was standing on deck near the fly-wheel, in which he got entangled; and although the machinery was stopped almost immediately, his legs were broken, (one in two places) and his body was also severely bruised. Surgical aid was promptly afforded, but in vain. He lingered until Tuesday last, when he expired.
      The Cleaveland Weekly Herald
      Friday, September 2, 1826 p.3 col.1

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NEW STEAM-BOAT.---The new steam boat ENTERPRIZE, Capt. Johnson, of Cleveland, arrived in our harbor on Saturday last, and left here yesterday. She is a substantial boat, of 219 tons, well calculated for Lake Service.----Buffalo Patriot
      Black Rock Gazette
      May 18, 1826 p.3 c.2


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launch &c.
Date of Original:
1825
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McN.E.1823
Language of Item:
English
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William R. McNeil
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Enterprise (Steamboat), 17 Jun 1825