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Velocity (Schooner), 27 Apr 1843

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LAUNCH:-- We understand that the schooner on the stocks, is to be launched today, and the Propeller on Saturday. They are both fine looking craft.
      Buffalo Daily Gazette
      April 27, 1843

      LAUNCH. -- The schooner just completed at the yard on the ship canal, was launched last evening, at half past six o'clock. She is of the largest class, being 180 tons measurement, but capable of carrying 230. Messrs Parker & Wooster are the owners.
      Buffalo Daily Gazette
      April 28, 1843
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Launch.-- The new schooner VELOCITY, built for Messrs. Parker and Worcester, was safely launched yesterday afternoon.
      Detroit Daily Advertizer
      May 8, 1843

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      LAUNCHES. -- A new schooner, named the WINDHAM, Capt. Shepard, was launched at Ashtabula last week, without the aid of King Alcohol. Another new schooner, the VELOCITY, and a steam propeller called the HERCULES, were also launched at Buffalo last week.
      Erie Gazette
      May 4, 1843

NOTE:-- Renamed W.A. GLOVER 1866.

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Velocity (Schooner), 27 Apr 1843