The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Commodore Perry (Steamboat), 11 Sep 1834

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Another.--A fine Steam Boat, the COMMODORE PERRY, was launched at Perrysburgh, Ohio, From the yard of Capt. David Wilkinson, on the I I th inst. the COMMODORE is of three hundred and sixty tuns burden; and is stated in the Miami of the lake, to be a boat of superiour [sic] model and workmanship. She is owned by the "Perrysburg Steam Boat Company," is to be commanded by Gapt. D. Wilkinson, and will ply regularly between Perrysburgh and this port.
      Buffalo Whig
      September 23, 1834 p. 3, c. 2

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COMMORORE PERRY.- This is the name of another "floating castle upon Lake Erie, which came into port last week from Perrysburgh, Ohio, where she was built. The Perry is a steam boat of three hundred and fifty tuns burden, fitted up in the fine style now common here, & is commanded by Capt. Wilkeson. She is owned, principally, by Messrs. John Hollister & Co. Perrysburgh, and Joy & Webster, of this city.
She left port on Sunday last for the west, stowed to overflowing with freight and passengers.
      Buffalo Whig
      May 27, 1835

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Commodore Perry (Steamboat), 11 Sep 1834