The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Mary Lyon (Schooner), 4 May 1874

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The new schooner built at Mr. Hardison's shipyard will be launched on Monday at 2:30 P. M. She is called the MARY LYON.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Saturday, May 2, 1874

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      Launch. -The schooner MARY LYON, launched at Port Huron was built by George Hardison. She is of the following dimensions: Length overall 143 feet; keel, 139 feet; beam 26 feet 3 inches; depth of hold 11 feet 10 inches. She has three masts. (condensed)
      Toronto Globe
      May 9, 1874

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      The schooner MARY LYON was launched yesterday at 2 o'clock. She is a fine looking canal vessel, registering 138 feet long, 26 feet beam and 12 feet depth of hold, of 334.07 tons burthen. She was built by Mr. Hardison for H. Rogers of Rochester N. Y. She draws 4 feet of water light on an even keel and it is calculated that she will carry 19,000 bu. of wheat through the Welland Canal.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Tuesday, May 5, 1874

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Mary Lyon (Schooner), 4 May 1874