The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Sultana (Steamboat), 1 Apr 1862


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NEW FOR OLD. - Messrs. Norris & Burt of this city are having the old steamer SULTANA altered into a Barque for the Saginaw lumber trade. She is to be called the CUMBERLAND. Her name cannot be changed without a special act of Congress, and if changed without proper authority it may cause some trouble to those doing it. The old steamer EMPIRE STATE is to be altered also into a Barque for the lumber trade.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Monday, April 14, 1862

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      LARGE LOAD. - The sloop barge, SULTANA, Capt. Myers, passed down night before last with the largest cargo she has yet taken from the Saginaw Valley, having no less that 750,000 feet. - Detroit Free Press.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Tuesday, July 22, 1862

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NOTE. - The steamer SULTANA was rebuilt into a barge, and called the SULTANA
      (1863 Underwriters)


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rebuilt as Barque ?
Date of Original:
1862
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McN.E.4031
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Sultana (Steamboat), 1 Apr 1862