The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
John K. White (Steamboat), 1 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: Lenght overall, 81 feet; breadth of beam, 15 feet; depth of hold, 5 feet. She will be propelled by two engines of 25 horse power each. Her owner is Capt. Joseph Greenhaig of Cleveland.
      Chicago Tribune
      Friday, July 3, 1868

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

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John K. White (Steamboat), 1 Jul 1868