The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Lucerne (Schooner), 23 Apr 1873


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      The new schr. LUCERNE was successfully launched at Tonawanda yesterday. The vessel was built for N.C. Winslow, by Messrs. Parson & Humble, and will cost about $55,000. She is a staunch craft of very large size, having a carrying capacity of some 52,000 bushels corn. Her dimensions are 195 ft. keel, 34 ft. beam, 13 ft. 7 inches hold. Her masts and rigging were all set, and the sides painted a clean white, when she was launched. Her outfit was from the firms of Vosburgh & Baker and Austin, Sparks & Co. of this city.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      April 24, 1873 3-4


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launch, Tonawanda
Date of Original:
1873
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McN.E.5847
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Lucerne (Schooner), 23 Apr 1873