The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Marquette (Schooner), U90142, 18 Sep 1869


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The new 3-and-after was launched successfully from Jone's yard, Detroit, on Saturday last at 3:15 P.M., a little in advance of the hour expected by a large number of visitors who arrived at 4:00. She was christened the MARQUETTE, and will hail from the locality, being owned by G.W. Allen of Marquette, and Wells Burt, of Ypsilanti. She was towed up to the shear yesterday forenoon. Her dimensions are as follows: keel 138 ft.; overall, 143 ft.; beam 26 ft.; depth 11 ft. She promises to be a good "carrier."
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      September 22, 1869 3-5


Schooner MARQUETTE. U. S. No. 90142. Of 323.16 tons. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S.,
     
     
Schooner MARQUETTE. U. S. No. 90142. Of 323 tons. Built Detroit, Mich., 1869 by J. M. Jones. 139 x 26 x 11. Stranded at Munising, Mich., Nov. 14, 1872.
      Herman Runge Notes
     


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launch, Detroit
Date of Original:
1869
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McN.E.5784
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Marquette (Schooner), U90142, 18 Sep 1869