The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
General Taylor (Propeller), 23 Aug 1848

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LAUNCH.---On Wednesday next a propeller of about 460 tons burthen will be launched from the shipyard of messrs. Jones & Bagnell. The propeller has been built under the immediate superintendence of Capt. Asa Hart.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Monday evening, August 21, 1848

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The propeller built for Capt. Asa Hart, by Jones & Bagnell, will be launched from their yard tomorrow, at 3 o'clock, P. M.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday evening, August 23, 1848

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We have omitted to state the name of the new propeller lately launched from the ship yard of Messrs. Jones & Bagnell. She is called the GENERAL TAYLOR.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Monday evening, August 28, 1848

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      Propeller GEN. TAYLOR - This new and substantial craft is now taking in freight for the upper lakes and will leave for Chicago on Saturday next. The Taylor was built by Jones & Bagnell, and the engine is from the manufactory of Messrs. John D. Shepard & Co. The cabin is yet in an unfinished state, but when completed she will vie with any similar craft that floats. Her dimensions are as follows: Length 172 ft. 8 in.- breadth of beam 25 t. 8 in.- depth of hold 10 ft. 10 3/4 in. She owned and under the command of Capt. Asa E. Hart.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 3, 1848

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General Taylor (Propeller), 23 Aug 1848