The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Jessie Linn (Schooner), U75605, 16 Apr 1874

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A new 3-masted, double decked schooner was launched at Gibralter on Monday for the Escanaba and Lake Michigan Transportation Co. of the following dimensions: Length of keel 199 ft.; breadth of beam, 35 ft.; depth of hold, 20 ft., which includes both decks. Her model is faultless. She is to be commanded by Capt. Samuel Edson.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      April 16, 1874 3-5

The 3-masted schr. JESSE LINN, built for the Escanaba company, was launched at Gibralter on Monday. Her dimensions are as follows: Length, 190 ft.; beam, 34 ft.; depth of hold, 12 ft. 6 inches. Her measurement is 1,100 tons, and she is without question the finest vessel ever built at that place. Her cost was $45,000 and she is designed for the ore trade.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      May 4, 1874 3-5

Schooner JESSE LINN. U.S. No. 75605, of 905.45 tons gross; 800.28 tons net. Home port, Milwaukee, Wis. Changed name to MASSASOIT on January 25, 1882.
      List of Vessels Whose Names Have been
      Changed under the Act of March 2, 1881
      U. S. Merchant vessel List, 1885

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Jessie Linn (Schooner), U75605, 16 Apr 1874