The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Omar Pasha (Propeller), U18918, 30 Sep 1854

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LAUNCH.---The new propeller OMAR PACHA, built for J.L.Hurd & Co.'s North Shore line of propellers between Detroit and Buffalo, was launched from the ship-yard of Bidwell & Banta, on Saturday afternoon, last at 2 o'clock. She is a handsome craft of about 400 tons burthen. She will be commanded by Captain Watts, late of the propeller GENERAL TAYLOR, who informs us that she will be ready to load on Thursday next, for her first trip.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Monday, October 2, 1854

NOTE:--proper name OMAR PASHA

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The new propeller recently launched from Bidwell & Banta's ship yard, to run in the J.L.Hurd & Co.'s line of North Shore propellers, hauled down to her dock yesterday and commenced loading for Detroit. She leaves on her first trip this evening.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Tuesday, October 10, 1854

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      THE OMAR PASHA. - This fine new propeller arrived yesterday from Detroit with a cargo of grain and rolling freight amounting in all to 443 tons. Capt. Watts says that the PASHA performs admirably, and expresses his perfect satisfaction with her in every particular, on this her first trip since being launched.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Friday, October 20, 1854

Steam screw OMAR PASHA. U. S. No. 18918. Of 343 tons gross. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1854. First home port, Detroit, Mich. DISPOSITION. - Burnt at Muskegon, Mich., October 8, 1869.
      Merchant Steam Vessels of the United States
      Lytle - Holdcamper List, 1790 to 1868

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Omar Pasha (Propeller), U18918, 30 Sep 1854