The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Louisville (Propeller), 1 Aug 1853


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The Sandusky Register says "The propeller 'LOUISVILLE,' built at the yard of G.S. Weeks, in Buffalo, and under the command of Capt. Charles Chadwick, has reached that port and taken her place in the line. Her engine was manufactured by S.D. Shepard, and is said to be equal to any on the lakes. She will run in the Sandusky and Oswego Line; is 137 feet long; 25 feet 6 inches beam; 11 feet inches depth of hold; measures 376 tons; and will carry 3,500 bbls. flour.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Saturday, August 13, 1853


Steam screw LOUISVILLE. Of 366 tons. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1853. First home port, Oswego, N.Y. Lost 1857
      Merchant Steam Vessels of the U. S. A.
      Lytle - Holdcamper List, 1790 to 1868
     


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Newspaper
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new vessel
Date of Original:
1853
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Local identifier:
McN.E.2641
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Louisville (Propeller), 1 Aug 1853