The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Robert Fulton (Steamboat), 14 Aug 1835


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The stm. ROBERT FULTON, built in Cleveland was launched last Friday. She is owned and built under the supervision of Charles M. Giddings, 368 tons burthen, can carry 3,000 barrels of trade between Cleveland and Buffalo. Connecting the Troy and Erie Line of boats on the Erie Canal with the Ohio Troy and Erie line of our own. Building started May 8, 1835 by Capt. F. Church. Believed to be the fastest on the Lakes. Mr. Giddings is to build another ship of 480 tons for next spring for the passenger trade. She is to cost some $50,000.
      Conneaut Reporter
      August 14, 1835


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new vessel Cleveland
Date of Original:
1835
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McN.E.1986
Language of Item:
English
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William R. McNeil
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Robert Fulton (Steamboat), 14 Aug 1835