The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Ireland (Schooner), 2 May 1846

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LAUNCH OF THE "IRELAND".---This new schooner which has been building in this place this spring, was launched on Saturday last. The IRELAND, as we have before mentioned, is of about 250 tons burthen, and is building by Messrs., Pitt & Arnold, for a house in Oswego. She will be completed so as to be placed in commission in the course of a couple of weeks. --- Maumee Times of May 9th.
      Daily National Pilot, Buffalo
      Wed. Morning, May 13, 1846 p.3

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Schooner IRELAND, OF 220 TONS, 117 feet length, 24 feet beam and 9 feet depth. Built by Arnold & Pitt at Maumee. Owned by Carrington & Pardee of Oswego and commanded by Capt. R. Cochran, a Scotsman. The joiner work was by Josiah Miller, painting was by --?-- Miller.
      Buffalo Express
      June 13, 1846
      Mr. Arnold built the IRELAND, which left this river last spring, and has been justly admired for its superior build, and admirable arrangement. His reputation will, we trust, be increased by this new product (the ANDES) of his science and skill. -- Toledo Blade
      Cleveland Weekly Herald
      Wednesday, March 10, 1847

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Schooner IRELAND, built at Maumee, of 230.46 tons. Cost $9,000
      List of vessels built on Lake Erie in 1846
      Cleveland Weekly Herald
      January 13, 1847

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Ireland (Schooner), 2 May 1846