The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Saginaw (Propeller), U23059, 4 Jun 1850

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The SAGINAW is the name of a new and splendid propeller which is being finished and furnished in good style and excellent taste. She is to be commanded by Capt. F.H. Spencer, and designed for the Buffalo and Saginaw trade. She was built for the Buffalo and Saginaw trade. She was built by B.B. Jones, of Ohio City, being 164 ft x 26 ft. x10 3/4 ft., and 420 tons burthen. Her engine was made and put in by Bell & McNish, of Buffalo; owned by Franklin Millard of N.Y. - Cleveland Plain Dealer
      Detroit Free Press
      June 4, 1850
Steam screw SAGINAW.* U. S. No. 23059. Of 407 gross tons. Built Ohio City, Ohio, 1850. First home port, Detroit, Mich.
      * Rig changed to barge July 30, 1869
      Merchant Steam Vessels of the United States
      Lytle - Holdcamper List, 1790 to 1868

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Saginaw (Propeller), U23059, 4 Jun 1850