The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Fred L. Wells (Schooner), U120246, 8 Jun 1875


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The little schooner FRED L. WELLS made her appearance here on her maiden trip. She was built this past winter for Capt. Winchester and Messrs. Fraser & Warner of Toledo. She is 94 tons burthen, Custom House measurement and 90' x 22' x 7' 8". She is named for our popular State Senator, Hon. Fred L. Wells, who presented the new schooner with a handsome set of colors this afternoon before she left port. She hails from Toledo.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Saturday, June 5, 1875

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      The schr. FRED L. WELLS was built the past winter for Capt. Winchester and Messrs. Fraser and Warner, of Toledo and is 90 tons burthen, custom house measurement, her dimensions are as follows: Length on deck, 90 ft.; breadth, 22 ft.; depth of hold 7 ft. 8 inch; capacity about 120 M of lumber, or 7,000 bushels of wheat.
      Detroit Advertiser & Tribune
      June 8, 1875



Schooner FRED L. WELLS. U. S. No. 120246. Of 75 tons gross. Built New Jerusalem, Ohio, 1875. 80.0 x 21.7 x 7.4
      Herman Runge List
     


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new vessel
Date of Original:
1875
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McN.E.4451
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Fred L. Wells (Schooner), U120246, 8 Jun 1875