The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Rocky Mountains (Brig), 20 Jul 1837


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Green Bay. April 21. A large hermaphrodite brig, which has been on the stocks, at this place for some time past, is now nearly finished, and will be ready for launching early in the season of navigation -- affording one more evidence of the enterprize of our merchants and of our superior home facilities for the building of vessels Beauty and strength. judging from present appearances, will be its characteristics, and we think it will not suffer in comparison with any vessel on the lakes. The length of her keel is eighty five feet; deck, one hundred and five feet; beam, twenty-eight and a half feet and hold, nine and a half feet. She is to have six state rooms, three berths each -- eight double berths in the ladies cabin and calculated to carry thirty-two cabin passengers. She is a vessel of 265 tons burden, and destined exclusively for commerce between Green Bay and Buffalo. -- Wisconsin Dem
      Buffalo Daily Commercial Advertiser
      Thursday, May 18, 1837

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A large and beautiful brig, called the ROCKY MOUNTAINS, was launched a fortnight since at Green Bay.
      Buffalo Daily Commercial Advertiser
      August 9, 1837
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Launch at Green Bay.- A large and handsome brig, called the "ROCKY MOUNTAINS," was launched at Green Bay on the 20th. ult. Who would have anticipated this twenty years ago ? ------ Buffalo Journal
The brig ROCKY MOUNTAINS arrived at this port on Friday. She is a fine vessel of about 280 tons and, to our eye, as handsome a craft as the lakes afford.
      Cleveland Daily Herald & Gazette
      Monday, August 14, 1837 p.2 c.3


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launch, Green Bay
Date of Original:
1837
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McN.E.3646
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Rocky Mountains (Brig), 20 Jul 1837