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Napoleon (Schooner), U18174, 1 Apr 1854


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TWO MORE LAUNCHED. -- There will be two vessels launched during the present week. One of them the schooner NAPOLEON from the ship yard of Capt. Barber. The other will be from the ship yard of Capt. Jones, just below that of Capt. Barber. Next week there will be two more vessels launched, and within two weeks the keels will be laid for two or perhaps three more. -- Milwaukee Sentinel.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Thursday, March 30, 1854


ANOTHER LAUNCH. -- The new schooner NAPOLEON will be launched this afternoon at 5 o'clock, from Capt. Barber's ship yard, full rigged, sails bent, and ready for sea. She was built and is owned by Capt. Barber, and has been chartered by Jas. Ludington & Co., to proceed to Oconto for lumber. The following are her dimensions: Length of keel 90 feet; breadth of beam 24 feet; depth of hold 8 feet, rig fore and aft schooner, and a fine model. -- Mil. Sentinel.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Friday, April 7, 1854
     

      Schooner NAPOLEON, of 149 tons. Built Milwaukee 1854 by G. Barber. Owned by Nelson & Brother. Home port, Milwaukee. Value, $3,800. Class, B1.
      Board of lake Underwriters
      Lake Vessel Register, 1860
     
     
NAME: NAPOLEON
RIG: Schooner
OFFICIAL NO: 18174
SIGNAL LETTERS:
LOA: 88.0
BEAM: 22.0
DEPTH: 8.0
GROSS: 108.63 (Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880; 1880-
81; 1882; 1883; 1884; 1885
NET: 103.20 (1884; 1885
YEAR BUILT: 1854
STATE: WI
CITY: Milwaukee
HOME PORT: Milwaukee, WI (Pre-list; 1869); Manistee, MI (1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875); Milwaukee, WI
(1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880; 1880-81; 1882; 1883; 1884; 1885
YEARS LISTED: Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880; 1880-81; 1882;
1883; 1884; 1885
NOTES:
      MVUS, Pre-list to 1885


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launch, Milwaukee
Date of Original:
1854
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McN.E.7013
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Napoleon (Schooner), U18174, 1 Apr 1854