The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Cornwall (Barge), 16 Jun 1890

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Yesterday afternoon the launch of the barge CORNWALL took place at the M. T. Companies shipyard. When everything was cleared away and the boat was ready to be hauled off the signal was given and she went into the water like a duck. There was not a hitch in the whole proceedings. The CORNWALL is 180 feet long; 35 feet beam over all, and 12 feet in the shallowest part of her hold. She has three masts and is intended for lake service. She is calculated to carry 45,000 bushels on the lake and 36,000 bushels at 9 feet down the St. Lawrence canals. Her frame is of white oak. She will class A 1. Capt. H. Boyer will command her. She will load grain in a few days for Montreal. She is a pretty boat and very strongly built.
      Daily British Whig, Kingston
      June 17, 1890

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Cornwall (Barge), 16 Jun 1890