The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Westmoreland (Propeller), 2 Jul 1853


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A LAUNCH. - The Cleveland Plain Dealer learns that Messrs. Laffrenier & Stevenson will launch from their ship yard in Ohio City, on Saturday, at 10:30 o'clock, A.M., one of the largest propellers ever built in this section. The following are her dimensions:- length of keel 200 feet, breadth of beam 28 feet depth of hold 12 feet 6 inches. She has a capacity of 700 tons.
She is built for Ellis, of Buffalo, and the work is all of the best material put together in the most substantial manner. Here's that her launch may be a successful one.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Friday, July 1, 1853

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NEW PROPELLER. - The propeller WESTMORELAND, built at Cleveland, has arrived
from that city on her first trip to Buffalo. She is 666 tons burthen; 200 horse power; 200 feet keel; breadth of beam 28 feet; depth of hold 12 feet 6 inches. She is commanded by Captain John Ball of Ohio City, by whom, in connection with A.B. Ellis, of Buffalo, she is owned.
She is beautifully fitted up for passengers; cost $36,000 and will run in the Buffalo and Chicago trade.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Wednesday, August 31, 1853


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launch, &c.
Date of Original:
1853
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McN.E.4481
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Westmoreland (Propeller), 2 Jul 1853