The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
(Propeller), 6 Sep 1867

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Messrs. Hitchcock and Gibson have in construction at their yard at the foot of Erie St. a new propeller for John T. Edwards & Co., of St. Joseph. Though small she is to be in every particular, a first class boat, built of the best materials in the most substantial manner, and intended for a fast sailer. Her dimensions will be as follows: Length over all 95 ft.; beam over all 22 ft.; depth of hold 8 ft. 6 inches. She will register about 240 tons old measurement. The engine, which will be high pressure with 21 inch bore by 24 inch stroke, is to be built by Farrar, Treft & Knight. She will be ready for sea by the first of November, and is to ply in the freight and passenger business between St. Joseph and Holland. This will be the third propeller built this season for the same parties by these enterprising builders, and the probability is, that before the year is out they will have another, of much larger dimensions well under way.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      September 6, 1867 8-5

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(Propeller), 6 Sep 1867