Porpoise (Steamboat), U57467, 1 Sep 1863
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NEW STEAMER FOR THE LAKE SUPERIOR TRADE. - At Newport, Michigan, Mr. CornalL has built a new steamer for the Lake Superior trade during the past season, of the following dimensions; 165 feet keel; 33 feet beam; 11 feet hold, registering 650 tons. She has 36 inch cylinders, with 4 feet 6 inch stroke. She has side wheels and is schooner rigged, with canvas, and is designed for carrying freight. Capt. B.F. Owen will command her. She is named the PORPOISE
Buffalo Daily Courier
Monday, September 21, 1863
NOTE:- could find no such vessel, likely named S. CLEMENT, U57467 ??
Paddle steamer S. CLEMENT. U. S. No. 57467. Of 455 tons, Built Newport, Mich., 1863. First Home port, Detroit, Mich. DISPOSITION -- rig changed to barge 1869
Merchant Steam Vessels of the U.S.A.
Lytle - Holdcamper List, 1790 to 1868
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- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes