The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
London (Steamboat), 1 Sep 1854


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The stmr. E.K. COLLINS, Capt. Jones, which left the Sault ste Marie, Thursday forenoon, arrived at Cleveland, on Saturday morning, bringing in tow from Detroit, the old steamer LONDON, which was purchased by Messrs. Moses & Co. of this city, to be remodelled for a lumber vessel.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Tuesday, September 5, 1854

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The hull of the old steamer LONDON, has been converted into a barque.
      Detroit Free Press
      September 18, 1856

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Steamer LONDON of 432 tons, built Chippewa, Canada, in 1845. First U.S. Port of Registry, Detroit. Seized as a Canadian steamer and condemmed by Treasury Dept. (documented March 21, 1850) rig changed to Bark October 2, 1856.
      Merchant Steam Vesels of the U.S.A.
      1790-1868 Lytle-Holdcamper List

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LONDON steamer, built Chippewa, Ont. 1845, of about 530 tons 160 x 25 x 11. Rebuilt sail 1856, renamed OLIVER LEE, wrecked 1857.
      Provisional List of Canadian Steamships
      1809 - 1930, World Ship Society

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becomes bark OLIVER LEE
Date of Original:
1854
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McN.E.2625
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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London (Steamboat), 1 Sep 1854