The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
George C. Finney (Schooner), U10545, 22 Apr 1871


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Three sailors who after signing shipping articles, deserted the schr. GEO. C. FINNEY, last week at Erie, were arrested and brought before a U.S. Commissioner. They pleaded that they were shipped under false pretenses, the captain professing that the round trip should only be to detroit, whereas it appeared afterwards it was extended to Chicago. The Commissioners decided that the men must be held for the voyage, and rather than go to jail they complied.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      April 22, 1871 3-5


GEORGE C. FINNEY, schooner. Official U. S. Number 10545, of 300.66 gross tons, 285.63 net tons. Built at Oswego in 1866. Home port, Buffalo. 136.7 x 26 x 10.8
      List of Merchant Vessels of U. S. A., 1891


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crew arrested
Date of Original:
1871
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McN.E.5568
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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George C. Finney (Schooner), U10545, 22 Apr 1871