The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
King Sisters (Schooner), 1 Nov 1861


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NEW VESSEL.---At the yard of Smith & Rogers, yesterday, was laid the keel of a new grain vessel, which is to be completed in season for the opening of navigation in the spring. The vessel will be 142 feet long; 26 feet 2 inches breadth of beam; 12 feet hold, and will carry about 18,000 bushels of grain. She will be full schooner rigged, but in the best manner, of carefully selected timber, and when completed, will be one of the finest vessels sailing out of this port. She is being built for Messrs. King Bros. and Capt. Dunnigan of this City. ---- Toledo Blade
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 17, 1861

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KING SISTERS Schooner of 417 tons, built Toledo 1862 by G.R.Rogers. Owned by King Bros. Home port, Toledo. Value $18,000 Class A 1.
      Board of Lake Underwriters
      Marine Register, 1863

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building
Date of Original:
1861
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McN.E.2538
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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King Sisters (Schooner), 1 Nov 1861