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Wabash (Schooner), 19 Nov 1873


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      The schr. WABASH, a new vessel arrived in port yesterday afternoon from Toledo, on her first trip, with 24,504 bu. of corn. She was built during the spring and summer at Messrs. Bailey Bros., yard, Toledo, under the immediate supervision of Capt. H.M. Allen, an old and experienced navigator. Her dimensions are 138 ft. keel, 26 ft. beam, 12 ft. hold. Her outfit throughout was furnished by Messrs. Locke, Austin & Sparks, of this city, and is first class in every respect. The cable is large and beautifully furnished. She is a 2-masted canal vessel, classes A1; is owned by Messrs. Curtin & Brainard and Capt. H.M. Allen, of Toledo, Cat. Allen reports her as working and sailing very satisfactorily. With her large cargo she drew only 10 ft. 10 inches of water; will carry 20,000 bu. wheat through the Welland Canal on draft of 10 ft.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      September 11, 1873 3-4

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      The WABASH is a new vessel which has just passed this way for the first time on route to upper lake ports. She hails from Toledo where she is owned, and since coming into ommission has made a few trips between this port and Buffalo. Her capacity is about 25,000 bushels or 20,000 bushels through the canal. She is commanded by Capt. H.M. Athen, a well known and practical sailor, who is also part owner.
      Detroit Free Press
      October 19, 1873


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new vessel
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1873
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McN.E.4354
Language of Item:
English
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William R. McNeil
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Wabash (Schooner), 19 Nov 1873