At Detroit Dry Dock lies a handsome hull built at Marine City for the Morley Bros. and at this port to receive her machinery and outfit. The dimensions of the boat are as follows: Length of keel, 205 ft.; length over all, 220 ft.; beam, 36 ft. 8 inches; lower hold, 11 ft. 6 inches; between decks, 7 ft. 6 inches. She will be propelled by a 10 ft. wheel, which will be driven by 2 direct acting, condensing engines, 34 x 40. The boiler is 10 ft. shell and 16 ft. in length. She will carry 3 masts and will be wire rigged throughout. Her estimated capacity is 50,000 bushels. - Detroit Post.
Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
August 11, 1874 3-4