The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Samuel H. Foster (Schooner), U115150, 6 May 1873

Full Text

On Saturday afternoon at Cleveland the schr. SAMUEL H. FOSTER was launched. The following are her dimensions: Length of keel 183 ft. 6 inches; over all 196 ft.; breadth of bam, 33 ft. 8 inches; depth of hold, 13 ft. 8 inches. By the Custom-house measurement she registers 800 tons, but has a crrying capacity of 1,100 tons or 47,000 bu. corn. Her cost when fitted out will be about $52,000. She is intended for the iron ore trade, and has been placed in command of Capt. John Nelson. This vessel is owned by D.P. Foster, S.H. Foster and R. Arnold.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      May 8, 1873 3-5

      . . . . .

The new schr. SAMUEL H. FOSTER, Capt. John Nelson, was in port yesterday having made her first round trip from Cleveland, thence to this port. She brought down 44,200 bu. wheat and was full, drawing 13 ft. 4 icnhes of water. She is a 3 master, a fine model and staunch appearing craft; was built at Cleveland, for Messrs. Foster Bros. and cost about $53,000.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      June 20, 1873 3-6

Schooner SAMUEL H. FOSTER. U. S. No. 115150. Of 720.42 tons gross; 684.40 tons net. Built Cleveland, Ohio, 1873. Home port, Vermillion, Ohio.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1884

Media Type:
Item Type:
launch, Cleveland
Date of Original:
Local identifier:
Language of Item:
William R. McNeil
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
WWW address
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit

My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.

Samuel H. Foster (Schooner), U115150, 6 May 1873