The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Prussia (Propeller), 7 Jun 1873


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CANADIAN PROPELLERS. - The new Canadian Line of steamers "The Merchants" will have increased facilities the coming season, as four new boats are to be added, making nine in all. The new boats are now being fitted out at St. Catharines, where they were built, and will be ready by the opening of navigation. Their names are the SOVEREIGN, PRUSSIA, PERSIA, and LINCOLN.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      April 2, 1873

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      St. Catharines, June 7 - The launch of the new propeller PRUSSIA, built by Mr. Shickluna, took place this afternoon. Shortly before the time given out, a large crowd proceeded to the yard, accompanied by the St. Patrick's Brass Band. Precisely at three o'clock the props were knocked from under the vessel and she slid gracefully into the water, amid the cheers of the crowd. The PRUSSIA is owned by Messrs. Brown Bros., Oilly Bros., Barrow, Chatfield & Co., W. Reid, J.S. Ghrame and her Captain D.R. McDonald. She is 373 tons burden; her capacity about 18,000 bushels. She has accommodation for fifty passengers.
      The Toronto Mail
      Monday, June 9, 1873


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launch, St. Catharines
Date of Original:
1873
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McN.E.3447
Language of Item:
English
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William R. McNeil
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Prussia (Propeller), 7 Jun 1873