The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
W. L. Peck (Schooner), U62781, 19 May 1891

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The lumber barge W.L. PECK will be sold on libel at Tonawanda next Tuesday.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      May 12, 1891 7-1
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The barge W.L. PECK was sold at Marshal's sale at Tonawanda yesterday for $2,000 to William Schwinger for Capt. Schreitberger, the former owner. Libels to the amount of $3,500 were against her.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      May 19, 1891 7-1

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      The barge W.L. PECK was sold yesterday by a deputy marshall at Tonawanda for $2,000 to Charles Schwinger. It is said that the claims against her aggregated $3,500, the principal one being Smith, Davis & Co. for insurance. It is understood that she was bought in for her old owners who thus would make a saving of about $1,500. The PECK was built by Morgan at Saginaw in 1873, was owned by Pinett Bros. of Saginaw, and in this season register was rated B1 1/2 with a valuation of $3,500.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      May 19, 1891 2-1

Schooner W.L. PECK. U. S. No. 62781. Of 361.39 tons gross; 343.34 tons net. Built Carleton, Mich., 1873. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 154.3 x 31.5 x 9.9
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891

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W. L. Peck (Schooner), U62781, 19 May 1891