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Indian Queen (Steamboat), 24 Feb 1844


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THE SHIPYARDS. -- The new steamboat building at the ship yard of Messrs. Banta & Bidwell, by Messrs. Staring & Liddle is now ready for launching, and will go into the water as soon as the ice is out of the Creek, and will be ready for business on the opening of navigation. Her joiner work will be finished before leaving the stocks. She is to be called INDIAN QUEEN, and is of the smaller class of boats - 105 feet long; 16 feet beam, and 7 feet hold. She is to be propelled by an engine of 45 horse power, which, together with the boilers, are being manufactured at the "Fulton Foundry" of Messrs. Delany & Wright.
      Buffalo Daily Gazette
      February 24, 1844


LAUNCH. -- The new steamer INDIAN QUEEN will be launched from the ship yard of Messrs. Bidwell & Banta, at 3 o'clock this afternoon. She is owned by Messrs. Staring & Liddell and of 120 tons burden.
      Buffalo Daily Gazette
      March 23, 1844


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building &c. Buffalo
Date of Original:
1844
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McN.E.6993
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Indian Queen (Steamboat), 24 Feb 1844