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Great Western (Steamboat), 21 Jul 1838


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LAUNCH.--The steam ship GREAT WESTERN, now on the stocks at Huron, Ohio, will be launched on Saturday, the 21st. instant. She is designed for a fast boat, and will rank with the first class of boats on the lake. her tonnage is about 750.
      Daily Buffalonian
      July 20, 1838

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      We learn that owing to the roughness of the lake, the GREAT WESTERN was not launched at Huron on Saturday last as advertised. She will " go off " next Saturday, wind and weather permitting.
      Cleveland Daily Herald & Gazette
      Thursday, July 26, 1838

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      LAUNCH. - The GREAT WESTERN has been " Got Off " safely at Huron, and is now finishing at the wharf. She is destined for the Upper Lakes trade, and is to rank No. 1 among the large boats. Capt. Walker will command.
      Cleveland Daily Herald & Gazette
      Thursday, August 9, 1838



NEW STEAMBOATS. -- The GREAT WESTERN, a vessel of upwards of 700 tons burden, was launched at Huron, Ohio, on the 4th inst. And is now finishing in the place. She is intended for the Upper Lake trade, and will be commanded by Capt. Walker. All luck to her, but we are sorry her owners had not the good sense in giving her some other name.
      The VERMILLION, a boat of the medium class was launched at Vermillion, Ohio, on the 2nd inst. it is thought she will take the steam out of the boilers of many of our crack boats.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Monday, August 13, 1838
     


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launch
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1838
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McN.E.2117
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English
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William R. McNeil
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Great Western (Steamboat), 21 Jul 1838