The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Hero (Schooner), 21 Mar 1848


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LAUNCH. - This morning at 10 o'clock, says the Cleveland Times of the 18th inst., from the ship yard of Messrs. Laffrienier & Stevenson, near the Columbus bridge, a splendid schooner of 200 tons, to be named SARATOGA, owned by Messrs. Burnham & Rogers of Ohio City, and to be commanded by Captain Wm. Guyles.
      Also on Tuesday next at 3 P. M. from the same yard, a schooner of 100 tons, to be called the HERO, owned by Mr. V. Swain of this city, and to be commanded by Captain C. Bass. The HERO has a bust of the gallant Decatur on her bow. These two vessels in point of model and strength cannot be surpassed and do great credit to their enterprising builders.
      Buffalo Republic
      Wednesday, March 22, 1848

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launch, Cleveland
Date of Original:
1848
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McN.E.5980
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Hero (Schooner), 21 Mar 1848