The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Alleghany (Schooner), 13 Sep 1873

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      A new 3-and-after schooner was successfully launched at Erie on Saturday night (9/13) last. She is called the ALLEGHANY, was built for the Erie & Western Transportation Co., and will run in the Anchor Line between Buffalo and Chicago. Her dimensions are as follows: Length, 186 ft.; breadth, 33 1/2 ft.; depth, 14 ft. capacity, 40,000 bu. wheat. She is built A1 according to the Marine Inspector's rule, and the builder, W.W. Loomis, has used the best timber that could be obtained in her construction. Vosburgh & Baker, of this city, have contract of supplying her with the best rigging that can be procured.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      September 16, 1873 3-5

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      The Erie Dispatch says: "The new Anchor line schr. ALLEGHENY, commanded by Capt. Barry, left Erie on Saturday night for Chicago, carrying a thousand tons of coal. This is her first trip.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 14, 1873 3-4

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Alleghany (Schooner), 13 Sep 1873