The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
White Fish (Schooner), 1795


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VOYAGE from Lake Erie to Philadelphia in 1795 in Schooner WHITE FISH.-----The
schooner WHITE FISH built at Presque'Isle, Lake Erie, in 1794. She had a 17 and a half foot keel, 5 foot 7 inch beam and left Lake Erie via the Niagara River, was hauled around the Falls and sailed down Lake Ontario to the Oswego River, hence to Oneida Lake, then via Wood Creek to the Mohawk River and then to the Hudson River to New York and on salt tide water to Philadelphia. She was hauled around obstructions and overland to connect with the different rivers.
      Buffalo Emporium
      Thurs. May 8, 1828 p. 1 col. 2
      (heavily condensed)


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Newspaper
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early lake vessel to sea
Date of Original:
1795
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Local identifier:
McN.E.4496
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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White Fish (Schooner), 1795