The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
B. F. Bruce (Schooner), 16 Jun 1873


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A large bark named B.F. BRUCE was launched at Crosthwaite’s yard at Saginaw on Monday (6/16) afternoon. Her dimensions are 193 x 32 x 12.9 (over all 201) and has an estimated 800 tons burden. She will be sailed by Capt. McMillan. She was built at a cost of $60,000 for Messrs. Kelderhouse of Buffalo.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      June 21, 1873 3-9

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The new schooner B.F. BRUCE was launched on Monday at East Saginaw. The vessel was built by Mr. Crosthwaite and is not properly a schooner, but what is known in nautical alnguage a three-and-after. The cost was $50,000. Her capacity is 50,000bushels of wheat of 800 tons in custom house weights.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Friday, June 27, 1883

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BENJAMIN F. BRUCE - Buffalo #211, 4/16/1874, J. Kelderhouse of Buffalo, sole owner, Capt. C. McMillan, master. Enrollment surrendered Cleveland 4/16/1884.
      Buffalo Enrollment #211
      April 16, 1874


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launch, East Saginaw
Date of Original:
1873
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McN.E.5891
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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B. F. Bruce (Schooner), 16 Jun 1873