The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
S. W. Nelson (Schooner), 21 Apr 1855


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LAUNCHED.---On Saturday, the schooner S. W. NELSON was launched from the shipyard of Messrs. Laffrenier & Stevenson. She was built for John F. Borges and C. Reese, of this city, but has been sold by them to William Baldwin, of Oswego. Her dimensions are as follows:--Keel, 136 feet; beam, 26 feet; hold, 11 feet 2 inch Tonnage 387, and has capacity for about 17,500 bushels wheat. She will cost, when ready to sail, $15,000. ------ Cleveland Plain Dealer
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Wednesday, April 25, 1855


Schooner W.S. NELSON, of 378 tons register. Owned by Wm. Baldwin of Oswego. 137.5 x 26.7 x 11.3, carried the largest cargo through the Welland canal.
      Toronto GLOBE
      October 24, 1856
     


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launch
Date of Original:
1855
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McN.E.2991
Language of Item:
English
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William R. McNeil
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S. W. Nelson (Schooner), 21 Apr 1855