The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Moonlight (Schooner), 18 Mar 1874


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      A new schooner was launched from the yard of Messrs. Wolf & davideson, at Milwaukee, Saturday. The vessel has a carrying capacity of 50,000 bushels grain in 14 ft. draught of water, and her dimensions are as follows: Length over all about 208 ft.; beam, 23 ft. 9 inches; depth of hold 14 ft. 2 inches. A new feature introduced in her construction is the bolting of the deck beam upon the shelf piece instrad of morticing them in. The vessel is pronounced first class in every respect, having all the modern improvements applied in her construction. She has been christened the MOONLIGHT.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      March 18, 1874 3-5


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Newspaper
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launch Milwaukee
Date of Original:
1874
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Local identifier:
McN.E.6018
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Moonlight (Schooner), 18 Mar 1874