The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
St. Andrews (Schooner), 20 May 1875


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On Tuesday, at Port Huron, the schr. ST. ANDREWS was launched from the shipyard of A. Muir on Black River. The ST. ANDREWS is of the following dimensions: Length of keel, 135 ft.; breadth of beam, 30 ft.; depth of hold 14 ft. She has been rebuilt for Capt. George W. Buzzard, of this city, by A. Muir, Esq., at a cost of $12,000; and the outfit comprising new spars and wire rigging, will cost $4,000 more. She is intended for general freight, and has a capacity of about 550 tons. She is classed A2. - Times
      Detroit Advertiser & Tribune
      May 20, 1875
     
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Soon after 4 p.m. yesterday afternoon the schooner ST. ANDREWS was launched from the ship yard of A. Muir on Black River. Quite a crowd was present and she made her way into the water in fine style. She is 135' keel x 30' x 14. Mr. Muir says it is the most complete rebuild he ever undertook, their being only a small part of the keel and bottom left from the old hull. She is 425 tons (custon house measurement), an increase of 102 tons since her rebuild.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Tuesday, May 18, 1875
     


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rebuilt
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1875
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McN.E.3920
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English
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William R. McNeil
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St. Andrews (Schooner), 20 May 1875