The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Forest City (Propeller), 1 Aug 1851


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The new propeller FOREST CITY is nearly ready for her first trip, the workmen are busily engaged in putting in her engine. She is a staunch boat, and her model is good. Her first trip will be made in August and she will run between this city and Chicago.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Saturday, July 19, 1851

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THE "FOREST CITY"--This fine propeller has just returned from the upper lakes on her first trip, with one of the largest cargoes ever brought to port by a propeller. The FOREST CITY is a fine craft, of a little over 500 tons Custon House measurement, was built at Cleveland for and is owned by a firm in Milwaukee and by Capt. Pheatt, who commands her. Success to her, for Harvey is as good a fellow who ever trod the quarter deck.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      Saturday, August 30, 1851


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first trip
Date of Original:
1851
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McN.E.1941
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Forest City (Propeller), 1 Aug 1851