The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 20 May 1848


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LAKE STEAMERS. - The British steamers of war on the lakes are the Cherokee, carrying 2 eight inch Paixhans, and 40 men, the burthen is 752 tons, the engine of 200 horse power; the Mohawk, two 18 mediums, 25 men, 60 horse power, and 194 tons; the Minos, two guns, size not stated, 25 men and 60 horse power, tons not mentioned. Commander Fowell, of Kingston, commands the Cherokee; Lieut. Tyssen, the Mohawk on Lake Huron, and Lieut. Harper the Minos, on Lake Erie.


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Date of Original:
20 May 1848
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GLN.1948
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Dave Swayze
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 20 May 1848