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Schuylkill (Schooner), U115145, 12 Apr 1873

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Last evening between six and seven o'clock the splendid new iron steamer ARABIA, of the Western Transportation Company's Line, was successfully launched into the Evans Slip.
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      There is in the same yard a new three-masted schooner, the SCHUYKILL, built for the Anchor Line by Messrs. Gibson & Craig, and now about ready to launch. It is contemplated to launch this vessel on Saturday next.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      April 15, 1873
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The new schr. SCHUYLKILL was launched at Messrs. Gibson & Craig's yard Saturday afternoon.

The new 3-masted schooner SCHUYLKILL, built by Messrs. Gibson & Craig for the Anchor Line, was successfully launched on Saturday afternoon. The general outfit including the wire rigging, cordage, chains, anchors, etc. are from the establishment of Messrs. Vosburg & Baker, and the sails will be provided by Mr. Samuel Porvost. The dimensions of the vessel are 150 ft. keel, 30 3/4 ft. beam, 12 1/2 ft. hold, 532 tons, of measurement, with a carrying capacity of 1,000 tons. A good selection has been made her commander in the person of Louis F. Barry, late captain of the ANNIE VOUGHT.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      April 21, 1873 3-4

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      The three-masted schooner SCHUYLKILL, built by Messrs. Gibson & Craig for the Anchor Line, was successfully launched Saturday afternoon from the yard on the Evans Slip. Her length of keel is 150 feet; beam, 30 feet 9 inches, and depth of hold, 12 feet 6 inches. She will carry about 30,000 bushels of wheat. - Oswego Times.
      Buffalo Evening Post
      Monday, April 21, 1873

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      A fine looking 3 masted vessel passed here yesterday called the SCHUYLKILL, in tow of the prop. WINSLOW, freighted with coal, en route westward. She was built at the shipyard of Gibson & Craig, at Buffalo, is 532 tons burthen and is to run in connection with the Anchor Line of steam and sail vessels between Buffalo, Erie, Chicago and Milwaukee, and is owned by the above corporation.
Her dimensions are as follows: Length of keel, 150 ft.; beam 30 ft. 9 inches; depth of hold, 12 ft. 6 inches. She has a round stern and is well fitted out. She is commanded by Capt. L.F. Barry, late of the schr. ANNIE VOIGHT.
      Detroit Free Press
      May 15, 1873

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Schooner SCHUYLKILL. U. S. No. 115145. Of 472.48 tons gross. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1873. Home port, Erie, Pa.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1884

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Schuylkill (Schooner), U115145, 12 Apr 1873