NEW VESSEL. -- Quayle & Martin have launched today, a fine fore-and-after of 370 tons, for H. J. Winslow, of Chicago. She will be named the CHARLES H. WALKER, and be sailed by Capt. Renowd. Her dimensions are 134 feet keel, 26 feet beam, 11 feet hold.
Buffalo Daily Courier
Friday, April 17, 1857
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A beautiful schooner, which now lies in the harbor, is just from the ship yard of Quayle & Martin. She is called the CHAS. H. WALKER; is 136 ft. in length, 26 ft. in breadth, and has a depth of 11 ft., and a tonnage of about 376 tons. She has a carrying capacity for 17,000 bushels of wheat, and will run during the season between Chicago and Oswego under the charge of Capt. Wm. Rynaud. Towards the close of navigation, she will, it is expected take a cargo of beef at Chicago and take it directly to Liverpool. The CHAS. H. WALKER was built for and is owned by Mr. H. J. Winslow, of Chicago. Mr. Winslow also has another staunch vessel now lying in the harbor from the ship yard of Wm. Jones of Black River. She is called the WM. B. OGDEN; her length is 135 ft., breadth 26 ft., and depth of hold 10 1/2 ft., and her tonnage 358. She can pass the canal, and will sail during the season between Oswego and Chicago in charge of Capt. Lucas. - Cleve, Plain, 29th.
Detroit Free Press
May 2, 1859
Schooner C.H. WALKER, of 373 tons. Built Cleveland 1857 by Quayle & Martin. Owned by H.K. Winslow. Home port, Chicago. Value $10,700 Class A 1.
Board of Lake Underwriters
Lake vessel Register, 1860
NAME: C.H. WALKER
OFFICIAL NO: 4567
GROSS: 302.53 (Pre-liSt; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879)
HOME PORT: Milwaukee, WI (Pre-list; 1869); Erie, PA (1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879)
YEARS LISTED: Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879.
Mvus, pre-list to 1885