The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Jennie Mathews (Schooner), 8 May 1874

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      Wednesday a new 3-masted canal schooner named the MARY LYON was launched at Port Huron. The boat is owned by Hosea Rogers & Co. of Rochester, N.Y., and will be commanded by Capt. Harry. She is pronounced a handsome craft, and is of the following dimensions: Length of keel 139 ft.; over all, 143 ft.; hold, 11 ft. 10 inches; beam, 26 ft. 8 inches; capacity, 24,000 bu. grain.
      Another schooner of the same model and dimensions of the above boat was launched at the same place yesterday. She is to be called the JENNIE MATHEWS.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      May 8, 1874 3-5

      The schr. JENNY MATHEWS, built and owned by George Hardison, of Port Huron, was launched on the 7th.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      May 13, 1874 3-5

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Jennie Mathews (Schooner), 8 May 1874