The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Philadelphia (Canal Boat), 10 Apr 1845


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Messrs. Van Slyke, Allen & Co. have completed at their yard the largest boat ever launched upon the canal. It is 80 ft. long and 14.5 ft. wide, and is measured at 160 tons when upon the river - being capable of carrying 80,000 ft. of lumber, secured below deck. She is called the PHILADELPHIA, and is owned by O. Bugbee of this city, and is designed exclusively for the lumber trade between Albany and Philadelphia. She is, we understand to be launched this afternoon.
      National Daily Pilot
      April 10, 1845


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launch
Date of Original:
1845
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McN.E.3349
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Philadelphia (Canal Boat), 10 Apr 1845