The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Union (Schooner), 13 Jun 1865


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The schr. UNION, a well known sailing packet, which formerly plied between Cleveland and Port Stanley, Canada West, as a passenger vessel, and at that time owned and Commanded by Capt. Richard Barrows, is now taking her departure from fresh waters to the sea coast, her destination being Greytown, Nicaraugua. She takes out an assorted cargo of building materials, such as farming utensils, mill machinery and household effects. The party on board intends settling in that far off country, and are all in one way or other connected by family ties. The UNION is a topsail rigged schooner of 117 tons burthen. She is commanded by Capt. Burdon C. Geeel; Mate James Powell; seamen, John Pitfield, Peter Pitfield, John Pitfield and Oliver Palmer. Passengers, James Geel and wife, James Parmelly and wife, Stephen D. Bates and wife, Mrs. James Phillips, Perhitte Parmelly, James Bates, Fannie E. Bates, Martha Phillips and Robert Mills. The vessel is owned by the Captain and others on board. She will sail from here today. We wish them a prosperous gales and safe voyage through to their destination
      Detroit
      June 13, 1865


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to sea
Date of Original:
1865
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McN.E.4284
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Union (Schooner), 13 Jun 1865