The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
J. K. White (Steamboat), 27 Jul 1868

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NEW IRON STEAMER. -- A new iron side-wheel steamer which is called the JOHN K. WHITE, is nearly ready for launching from one of the Cleveland shipyards. Her dimensions, as follows : Length overall, 81 feet; Breadth of beam,15 fee; Depth of hold, 5 feet. She will be propelled by two engines of 25 horse power each. Her owner is Captain Joseph Greenhaig of Cleveland.
      Chicago Tribune
      Friday, July 3, 1868

      The new iron stm. J.K. WHITE was launched at Cleveland on Saturday afternoon (7/25), from Mr. Blaisdell's shipyard.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      July 27, 1868 3-3

LAUNCHES:-The steamer J. K. WHITE was launched on Saturday afternoon at Cleveland. The WHITE is 81 feet in length overall, has 5 feet 2 inch depth of hold and 15 feet in breadth, and is about 26 feet wide, over the guards. She is owned by Cleveland parties, who intend to run her on excursion parties from the latter city to Rocky River and Camp
      Chicago Tribune
      Monday, July 27, 1868

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J. K. White (Steamboat), 27 Jul 1868