P. C. Sherman (Bark), U19614, 19 Mar 1862
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VESSEL LAUNCH. - The Cleveland Herald says that, on Wednesday afternoon, Messrs. Peck & Masters launched from their ship yard a fine barque which they have built for S.V.R. Watson, of Buffalo. The launch took place at a quarter to 5 o'clock, and was successful, the barque gliding gracefully off the stocks and floating in good style. She is 150 feet long, 30 feet 6 inches wide, 13 feet depth of hold, and 560 tons burden. She will cost, ready for sailing, about $24,000.
Buffalo Daily Courier
Saturday, March 22, 1862
SHIPBUILDING AT CLEVELAND. -- The number and tonnage of vessels built at Cleveland exceeds any previous year. There have been built and put in commision: (from Cleveland Herald)
Propeller S. D. CALDWELL 757 tons burthen.
Propeller TIOGA 459 tons burthen.
Propeller tug Wm. B. CASTLE 221 tons burthen.
Propeller tug AJAX 55 tons burthen.
Propeller tug MARS 55 tons burthen.
Propeller tug WINSLOW 265 tons burthen.
Propeller tug ROBT. ANDERSON 175 tons burthen.
Barque TWILIGHT 895 tons burthen.
Barque CHENANGO 884 tons burthen.
Barque P. C. SHERMAN 566 tons burthen.
Barque UNADILLA 569 tons burthen.
Barque NORTH WEST 628 tons burthen.
Barque KATE DARLEY 567 tons burthen.
Barque GOLDEN FLEECE 609 tons burthen.
Barque SUNRISE 598 tons burthen.
Barque GEORGE SHERMAN 405 tons burthen.
Barque PARANA 559 tons burthen.
Barque SUPERIOR 574 tons burthen.
Schooner HOWELL POPPOCK 408 tons burthen.
Total of all classes 19: Tonnage 8,318 tons.
Buffalo daily Courier
Wednesday, June 4, 1862 (condensed)
Bark P.C. SHERMAN. U. S. No. 19614. Of 406.43 tons. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871
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