The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Fanny Campbell (Schooner), 1 Nov 1877


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At Kingston: Three large iron tanks are being placed in the three-masted schooner FANNY CAMPBELLL, which has been bought for the coal-oil trade. The schooner will not be likely to do anything in the new line of business this year. She will trade directly between Sarnia and Montreal, being loaded and unloaded by steam.
      Detroit Advertiser and Tribune
      September 10, 1877
     
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      The schooner FANNY CAMPBELL was fitted with tanks for carrying oil this season, as a venture, and has reached Sarnia for her load. The tanks on the schooner are six in number, three on each side, those in the center being the largest, their size being 50 feet in length and 9 feet 4 inches in diameter, each with a capacity of 51,637 gallons. Those forward are 23 feet in length and 8 feet 6 inches in diameter, with a capacity of 18,809 gallons; and those aft 23 feet in length and 7 feet 9-1/2 inches in diameter, with a capacity of 16,640 gallons - being a total of 88,086 gallons, or, 2,097 barrels.
      Cleveland Herald
      November 1, 1877
     
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oil tanks installed
Date of Original:
1877
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McN.E.5339
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Fanny Campbell (Schooner), 1 Nov 1877