The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Boscobel (Propeller), 1 Nov 1866


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A new propeller named the BOSCOBEL was recently launched at Peshtigo, being the largest craft ever built at Green Bay. Her dimensions are 206 feet 6 inches keel, 216 feet on deck, 32 feet beam, and 13 feet 8 inches depth of hold, tonnage 911 tons, old measurement; will carry 500,000 feet of lumber. She is constructed of the best Green Bay oak, and fastened as securely as the best of iron and spikes can do it. She was built by S.V.D. Philbrook.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Tuesday, December 4, 1866
     
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Newspaper
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launch, Peshtigo
Date of Original:
1866
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McN.E.5715
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Boscobel (Propeller), 1 Nov 1866