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Peytona (Schooner), 1 Apr 1856


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LAUNCHES---MORE NEW VESSELS
The TONAWANDA is the name of a new propeller launched at the shipyard of B.B. Jones on Monday last. She has been built for the Western Transportation Company and will be commanded by Capt. Palmer, formerly of the propellers CATARACT and MAY FLOWER. Her dimensions are; length 200 feet; breadth of beam 32 feet; depth of hold 13 feet, and will measure about 800 tons. She was yesterday at the derrick receiving a portion of her machinery and boilers--all of which were built by the Buffalo Steam Engine Company. She is in all respect a first class propeller, and is intended for the Buffalo and Chicago trade.
      Mr. Jones aso launched a fine schooner for E.K. Bruce, which goes into the Lake Navigation Company. She is named the MESSENGER, and is of the following dimensions; length 136 feet; breadth 26 feet, and depth of hold 10 feet 6 inches and will register 350 tons. There are also at this yard three new schooners building for Mixer & Bro., which are now ready, and will be launched today or tommorow. They are all of them nearly rigged and ready for sea. The STORM KING, is 130 feet long; 28 feet 3 inches breadth, and 11 feet hold, and will register 380 tons. She is to be commanded by Capt. Murray.
      The RACER is of the same tonnage and measurement, and will be sailed by Capt. Merriam, and the third the :-- PEYTONA of 380 tons and same measurement, will be under the charge of Capt. Cook. These vessels will be put into the Lake Navigation Company.
      F.N. Jones launched within a day or two the schooners, CORRESPONDENT, the RESOLUTION, and W.B. HIBBARD. These vessels are about 370 tons each, and were built for Niles & Kinne, and go into the Lake Navigation Company.
      The KATE HAYES is the name of a handsome fore-and-after, launched at noon yesterday from E.K. Bruce's yard, of about 350 tons.
      Geo. Hardison launched a day or two since a fine schooner for her owner who resides at Erie. We coud not learn her name.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      May 1, 1856

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MORE LAUNCHES. - B.B. Jones launched on Tuesday last the schooner STORM KING, of 375 tons. Yesterday the schooner RACER of the same tonnage, and will launch on tomorrow the SAN JACINTO. All of these vessesl have been built for Mixer & Bro., and go into the Lake Navigation Co.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      May 9, 1856

NOTE - the PEYTONA likely was christened the SAN JACINTO.



      LAUNCHES---MORE NEW VESSELS
      Thå TONAWANDÁ ió thå namå oæ á ne÷ propelleò launcheä aô thå shipyarä oæ 
B.B® Joneó oî Mondaù last® Shå haó beeî builô foò thå Westerî Transportatioî 
Companù anä wilì bå commandeä bù Capt® Palmer¬ formerlù oæ thå propelleró 
CATARACÔ anä MAÙ FLOWER® Heò dimensionó are» lengtè 20° feet» breadtè oæ beaí 
3² feet» deptè oæ holä 1³ feet¬ anä wilì measurå abouô 80° tons® Shå waó 
yesterdaù aô thå derricë receivinç á portioî oæ heò machinerù anä boilers--alì 
oæ whicè werå builô bù thå Buffalï Steaí Enginå Company® Shå ió iî alì respectó 
a first class propeller, and is intended for the Buffalo and Chicago trade.
      Mr® Joneó asï launcheä á finå schooneò foò E.K® Bruce¬ whicè goeó intï thå 
Lakå Navigatioî Company® Shå ió nameä thå MESSENGER¬ anä ió oæ thå followinç 
dimensions» lengtè 13¶ feet» breadtè 2¶ feet¬ anä deptè oæ holä 1° feeô ¶ inche¬ 
anä wilì register 35° tons® Therå arå alsï aô thió yarä threå ne÷ schooneró 
buildinç foò Mixeò ¦ Bro.¬ whicè arå no÷ ready¬ anä wilì bå launcheä todaù oò 
tommorow® Theù arå alì oæ theí nearlù riggeä anä readù foò sea® Thå STORÍ 
KING¬ ió 13° feeô long» 2¸ feeô ³ incheó breadth¬ anä 1± feeô hold¬ anä wilì 
register 380 tons. She is to be commanded by Capt. Murray.
      Thå RACEÒ ió oæ thå samå tonnagå anä measurement¬ anä wilì bå saileä bù 
Capt® Merriam¬ anä thå thirä thå :-- PEYTONÁ oæ 38° tonó anä samå measurement¬ 
wilì bå undeò thå chargå oæ Capt® Cook® Theså vesseló wilì bå puô intï thå Lakå 
Navigation Company.
      F.N® Joneó launcheä withiî á daù oò twï thå schooners¬ CORRESPONDENT¬ thå 
RESOLUTION¬ anä W.B® HIBBARD® Theså vesseló arå abouô 37° tonó each¬ anä werå 
built for Niles & Kinne, and go into the Lake Navigation Company.
      Thå KATÅ HAYEÓ ió thå namå oæ á handsomå fore-and-after¬ launcheä aô nooî 
yesterday from E.K. Bruce's yard, of about 350 tons.
      Geo® Hardisoî launcheä á daù oò twï sincå á finå schooneò foò heò owneò whï 
resides at Erie. We coud not learn her name.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      May 1, 1856

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      MORÅ LAUNCHES® - B.B® Joneó launcheä oî Tuesdaù lasô thå schooneò STORÍ 
KING¬ oæ 37µ tons® Yesterdaù thå schooneò RACEÒ oæ thå samå tonnage¬ anä wilì 
launcè oî tomorro÷ thå SAÎ JACINTO® Alì oæ theså vessesì havå beeî builô foò 
Mixer & Bro., and go into the Lake Navigation Co.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      May 9, 1856

NOTE - the PEYTONA likely was christened the SAN JACINTO.


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new vessel
Date of Original:
1856
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McN.E.3348
Language of Item:
English
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William R. McNeil
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Peytona (Schooner), 1 Apr 1856