The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Emily A. Roelofson (Bark), 1 May 1854


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The ROELOFSON is a new vessel, just built at Buffalo, and now being fitted up at that city, and is of great capacity and very superior construction. -- Det. Inq.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Tuesday, March 28, 1854


ANOTHER NEW VESSEL. -- We yesterday saw at the dock a new and substantial built barque called the EMILY A. ROELOFSON, built during the past winter and spring at the well known ship yard of Mr. G.S. Weeks, of this city. She is of the following dimensiolns: Length of keel 136 feet; breadth of beam 26 feet; depth of hold 11 feet 10 inches; and 385 tons burthen, Custom House measurement. She is owned by Messrs. Whitcomb & Armstrong, of Detroit, and is intended mainly for the timber trade. She is commanded by Capt. William Randall, a thorough seaman.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Saturday, May 20, 1854
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NEW VESSEL.---We yesterday saw at the dock, a new and substantially built barque called the EMILY A. ROELOFSON, built during the past winter and spring at the well known shipyard of Mr. G.F. Weeks, of this city. She is of the following dimensions:--
      Length of keel......... 136 feet
      Breadth of beam......... 26 feet
      Depth of hold........... 11 feet 10 inches
She is 385 tons burthen, Custom House measurement. She is owned by Messrs. Nichols, Whitcomb & Armstrong, of Detroit, and is intended mainly for the lumber trade. She is commanded by Captain William Randall, a thorough seaman.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Monday, May 22, 1854

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new vessel
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1854
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McN.E.3647
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English
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William R. McNeil
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Emily A. Roelofson (Bark), 1 May 1854