Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Jenny Lind (Steamboat), 1 Dec 1850
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The Connercial is informed that a contract has been entered by Messrs. Bidwell & Banta, enterprising ship builders at this point, to build for Mr. Lewis W. Bancroft, a steamer 142 feet in length, 29 feet breadth of beam and ten feet depth of hold.
      She is to be called "JENNY LIND" and will be commanded by Mr. Bancroft, a well known practical seaman, who has been upon the lakes for many years.
      Daily Queen City, Buffalo
      December 25, 1850

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contract to build
Date of Original
1850
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McN.E.2606
Language of Item
English
Donor
William R. McNeil
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Jenny Lind (Steamboat), 1 Dec 1850