The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Anthony Wayne (Steamboat), 1 Apr 1849


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We learn that Capt. Edmunds, of the FRANKLIN is about to commence a new boat of 700 tons. This, with the new boat for the WAYNE's engine, and Capt. Strong's, which is now ready for the caulkers, makes three new boats building here this winter. There is also a large vessel in progress for Mr. peabody of Buffalo, and Capt. Averill. --- Monroe Advocate.
      Cleveland Weekly Herald
      Wednesday, february 10, 1847, 3, - 2.
     
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ARRIVAL -- The old steamboat ANTHONY WAYNE arrived in tow, yesterday, from Monroe, minus her engine, pipes, and all her internal apparatus - a mere skeleton. Her engines have been transferred to the BALTIMORE, built this season at Mornoe; and Charles Howard, Esq., of this city, has purchased the hull to convert into a sail craft. - Detroit Adv.
      Cleveland Weekly Herald
      Wednesday, November 17, 1847

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      The ANTHONY WAYNE. --- The hull of the ANTHONY WAYNE was purchased last season by Charles Howard Esq., and has been re-fitted up in good style with new boilers and the machinery of the steamer COLUMBUS. She has good cabin arrangements for passengers, and is well adapted to carry freight. We understand she will run between here and Buffalo. She made a trial trip up Lake St. Clair and proved herself worthy of public favor. ----------- Detroit Adv.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Monday, April 23, 1849 p.2

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The Steamer ANTHONY WAYNE.---This steamer made a trial of her engine yesterday, by a trip up lake St. Clair, and found herself a fast boat,---running from the light-house to Detroit, a distance of 7 miles, in 30 minutes. She was rebuilt the past year from the remains of the GENERAL WAYNE. Her hull is nearly all new and strongly built. Her boilers are new, as well as everything appertaining to the furnace, pipes, &c. The WAYNE's engine are from the steamer COLUMBUS, improved by the father of Engineers, James Menzes. Beside the well furnished cabins, the steerage is fitted up with mattresses for steerage passengers. This is a great improvement, which it would be well for other boats to follow. The WAYNE is to be commanded by Captain J.T. Pheatt, late the popular captain of the INDIANA, and a better man cannot be found. J. Watson is the engineer, and an excellent one he is. --------- Detroit Free press
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday, April 25, 1849 p.2


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1849
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McN.E.4435
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English
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William R. McNeil
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Anthony Wayne (Steamboat), 1 Apr 1849