The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Geneva (Brig), 12 Apr 1854

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LAUNCHED. -- A new, clipper built brig, of 210 tons measurement, called the GENEVA, was launched on Wednesday afternoon last, from the yard of Doolittle & Miller, on the North Branch. She is owned by J.S. Reed, Esq., and will be commanded by Capt. George Hammer, and is intended for the lumber business. The vessel cost about $12,000, and is intended to carry 165,000 feet of lumber. -- Chicago Journal.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Monday, April 17, 1854

LAUNCH. -- The Chicago Democrat says the brig GENEVA was launched from the ship yard of Messrs. Dolittle & Miller on Wednesday. She is owned by J.S. Reed, Esq., lumber merchant, and intended for the trade. She is 210 tons register, clipper built, and will stow a large cargo - 55,000 feet of lumber. The GENEVA will be under the command of Capt. George Hammer, a sailor and gentleman. She cost $12,000.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      April 19, 1854

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Geneva (Brig), 12 Apr 1854