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James D. Sawyer (Schooner), U75386, 22 Jun 1871


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A graceful looking new schooner, bearing the name, JAMES D. SAWYER, appeared in our harbor yesterday for the first time. She was built at Tonawanda by F.M. Jones, and her dimensions are: 187 ft. in length; 32 3/4 ft. beam, and 13 1/4 ft. hold; 637.33 tons by new measurement, and about 683 tons old measurement. With outfit and anchors on board she draws 5 ft. and with a cargo 40,000 bushels of wheat, she will draw about 13 1/2 ft. Her rigging, which is of wire, is owned by Messrs. F. Jones, John Green and Capt. E. Woodruff. Se will be commanded nu Capt. Woodruff.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      June 22, 1871 3-5



Schooner JAMES D. SAWYER. U. S. No. 75386. Of 637.33 tons gross; 605.47 tons net. Built Tonawanda, N.Y., 1871. Home port, Cleveland, O. 183.0 x 32.0 x 13.3
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891
     


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new vessel Tonawanda
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1871
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McN.E.5566
Language of Item:
English
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William R. McNeil
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James D. Sawyer (Schooner), U75386, 22 Jun 1871