The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Milwaukee (Propeller), 26 May 1853


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The new and splendid propeller MILWAUKEE is now at her dock taking in freight for the upper lakes, and will leave this forenoon on her first trip. She was built this past winter at CLeveland, at the shipyard of Messrs. Moses & Quayle, for Messrs. Holt, Palmer & Co., of this city, Geo. Dousman, of Milwaukee and Capt. C. Marsden. Her dimensions are 185 ft. keel, 28 ft. beam, 12 1/2 ft. hold. 650 tons burthen, engine 28 inch cylinder, wheel 13 ft. 3 inches in diameter. She is a fine model, and very strongly built, being arched through the centre, and well fastened in every way. Capt. Marsden says she will carry about 6,500 bbls. flour. - Buffalo Express, Tuesday.
      Detroit Free Press
      May 26, 1853


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new vessel Cleveland
Date of Original:
1853
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McN.E.2828
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Milwaukee (Propeller), 26 May 1853