The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Smith & Post (Schooner), U23527, 6 Sep 1866

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LAUNCHED. - On Thursday, a fine new schooner, " The SMITH and POST, of Oakville," was launched at the latter place. She has been built by Mr. John Potter, and is owned by Mr. Thompson Smith, of this city, and Capt. Wm. Wilson, of Oakville, the last named gentleman being her commander. her dimensions are: Keel, 118 feet; beam, 26 feet; depth of hold, 9 1/2 feet; 200 tons burthen. We have been informed by the Marine Inspector, who surveyed her, that she is one of the best vessels on the lakes, and that much credit is due her master builder - Mr. Potter. - Toronto Leader
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Wednesday, September 12, 1866

Schooner SMITH & POST. U. S. No. 23527. Of 212 tons gross; 201 tons net. Built At Oakville, Ont., by Potter in 1866. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 117.0 x 25.0 x 11.0 Owned by Jos. Doville
      Great Lakes Register, 1900

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Smith & Post (Schooner), U23527, 6 Sep 1866