The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
General Harrison (Steamboat), 1 Mar 1840


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NEW BOAT.--- The Maumee Express notices that a fine steamboat, of 150 feet in length, 21 feet 6 inches beam, is on the stocks at that place. James Wolcott, Esq., of Maumee, is the principal owner of the new boat. F. Jones, Master Builder. She is to be commanded by Capt. Pheatt.
      Cleveland Daily Herald
      Monday, March 16, 1840 p.3 c.1

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Jas. Woolcot, Esq., of Maumee, has a new boat on the stocks at that place. She is 150 feet in length and 29 feet beam, and will when ready for service, be placed under the command of Capt. Pheatt.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      March 31, 1840

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      A new boat of 350 tons is to be launched at Maumee today. She is from the hands of Judge Woolcot.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      May 2, 1840

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STEAMBOAT LAUNCH.--- The new boat, GEN. HARRISON, was launched at Maumee a few days since. The Ohio Whig says "the HARRISON is of 370 tons burthen, a beautiful model, and every way calculated to do honor to her gallant old namesake." The boat is owned principally by Judge Wolcott, of Maumee City, and is to be commanded by Capt. Pheatt.
      Cleveland Daily Herald
      Saturday, May 9, 1840 p3 c.1

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      The new boat recently launched at Maumee, has been named after the Hero of Tippecanoe, GEN. HARRISON
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      May 13, 1840

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building & launch
Date of Original:
1840
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Local identifier:
McN.E.2187
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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General Harrison (Steamboat), 1 Mar 1840