The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Cuyler Spangler (Schooner), 22 Apr 1856

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BLACK RIVER SHIP BUILDING. - We learn from Mr. H.D. Cornwell, of Black River, that Wm. Jones, ship builder at that point, launched on Monday of last week a fine fore-and-aft schooner for Messrs. B.L. Spangler & Co., of this city Her dimensions are 132 feet on deck, 11 feet hold and 26 feet beam, and her capacity will be about 365 tons. She will be sailed by Capt. Lester Smith of Black River. The construction of another fine schooner has just been commenced by Mr. Jones for Messrs. Crawford & Price of about 360 tons.
On Saturday last was launched by W.S. Lyons, builder, the fore-and-aft schooner " LEADER," of 385 tons. Her dimensions are 137 feet 6 inches on deck; 26 feet 4 inches beam and 11 feet 2 inches depth of hold. She is owned by Livingston of Elyria, and Mr. Prink of Milan, and will be sailed by Capt. C.N. Cramer. - Cleveland Plain Dealer.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      April 28, 1856

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      The schooner CUYLER SPANGLER, owned by B.L. Spangler & Co., and built by Wm. Jones of Black River, is now in the river. She is 130.7 feet on deck; 26.1 feet beam and 11.1 feet hold, and will measure about 350 tons. She is a fine looking fore-and-after, and will be sailed by Capt. Lester Smith. Her owners expect much of her, and appearances certainly indicate the full realization of their expectations. - Cleveland Herald, 12th.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      May 14, 1856

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Cuyler Spangler (Schooner), 22 Apr 1856