The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Persian (Schooner), 30 Oct 1855


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New Vessel. - A second launch this season, took place on Saturday from the yard and Marine Railway of Jas. A. Baker, Esq. She was named the PERSIAN and was built by James A. Baker, Esq., under the foremanship of Mr. James Navagh She is a noble, staunch built, fine modeled, 16,000 bushel vessel, and does credit to her builder. Her length on deck is 135 feet - keel 127 feet - beam 25 feet 6 inches, hold 11 ft. 6 inches and is 409 tons burthen, carpenters┬╣ measurement. She was built by the prominent house of Fitzhugh
Littlejohn. Capt. Hawkins, late of the schooner Thornton, will command her. - Long may she ride the waves, and her enterprising builder flourish.
      Oswego Palladium
      Monday, Oct. 30, 1855


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launch, Oswego
Date of Original:
1855
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McN.E.4724
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Persian (Schooner), 30 Oct 1855