The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Zealand (Propeller), 28 May 1875


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The prop. ZEALAND of the Western Express Line, running between Montreal and Chicago, arrived up yesterday stopping over on the Canada side. She is a new vessel, built last winter at Hamilton, for Capt. Edward Zealand, her present owner, and is a staunch and seaworthy boat, reflecting credit on her builders.
      Her dimensions are: Length 145 ft.; beam 26 ft.; carrying capacity, 500 tons. Her cylinder is 27*34 and boiler 8 ft. 6 in. shell by 17 ft. in length, made of Wyandotte iron, 1/2 inch plate; pressure of steam, 80 pounds. The diameter of her wheel is 9 ft. 4 inches. She is a freight boat. She brought up a miscellaneous cargo and discharged about 20 tons at Girdleston's
dock. Her officers are: Captain, Robert Johnson; mate, William Erwin; clerk, Edward Zealand; first engineer, James Reynolds; second engineer, John Turnbull. She left last evening for Chicago. Her cost was about $35,000.
      Detroit Advertiser & Tribune
      May 28, 1875


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new vessel
Date of Original:
1875
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McN.E.4814
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Zealand (Propeller), 28 May 1875