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Reciprocity (Schooner), U21185, 9 Apr 1855


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A new schooner of 315 tons burthen, called the RECIPROCITY, was launched at Detroit on Monday last. She was built by C.L. Wolverton for Wm. Brewster & Co., and will be employed in the lumber trade.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Wednesday, April 11, 1855

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NEW SCHOONER. -- A new schooner, built for Wm. Brewster & Co. Detroit, by C.L. Wolverton, was launched on Monday. She is called the RECIPROCITY, and is registered at 315 tons. her owners intend putting her into the lumber trade between Port Sable and the Lower Lakes.
      Buffalo Democracy
      Thursday, April 12, 1855

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The new schooner just built by J.L. Wolverton, for Wm. Brewster & Co., was launched yesternoon. Her dimensions are: Length of keel, 120 feet: Breadth of beam 26 feet 2 inches: Depth of hold, 9 feet 10 inches. She is built for the lumber trade and will be commanded by Capt. Thomas Neil.-----Detroit Tribune,10
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Wednesday, April 18, 1855

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Messrs. Brewster & Co. of Detroit have launched a new schooner which they have named RECIPROCITY. She is intended for the lumber trade and is registered ar 315 tons.
      Toronto Globe
      Wednesday April 18, 1855


FOR CHICAGO.--The newly built schooner RECIPROCITY, which was launched from wolverton's ship yard this spring, dropped down to Reese's lumber yard yesterday afternoon and took on board a cargo for Chicago.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Thursday, May 3, 1855


NAME: RECIPROCITY
RIG: Schooner
OFFICIAL NO: 21185
SIGNAL LETTERS:
LOA:
BEAM:
DEPTH:
GROSS: 224.73 (Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880)
NET:
YEAR BUILT:
STATE:
CITY:
HOME PORT: Chicago, IL (Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880)
YEARS LISTED: Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880.
NOTES:
      MVUS, Pre-list to 1885
     


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launch, Detroit
Date of Original:
1855
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Local identifier:
McN.E.3540
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Reciprocity (Schooner), U21185, 9 Apr 1855