Our Lower Lake friends appear to be going into the propeller line pretty extensively. -- Several have been built this season, and our Rochester and Oswego neighbors are peculiarly well pleased with the GENESEE CHIEF and the DELAWARE, well they may be, they are noble crafts.
Daily Courier & Pilot, Buffalo
Friday, September 4, 1846
Propeller DELAWARE, built Cleveland, of 350.00 tons. Cost $28,000.
List of new vessels built on Lake Erie during 1846
Cleveland Herald, Weekly
Wednesday, January 13, 1847
LAKE INTELLIGENCE -- Propeller DELAWARE, Built Black River, N.Y., by Capt. Cross for the lower lake trade, of about 370 tons, 145 feet length and 26 feet beam.
July 20, 1846
Steam screw DELAWARE. Of 368 tons. Built Black River N.Y., 1846. First home port, Oswego, N.Y. DISPOSITION. -- Stranded at Sheboygan, Wis., Nov. 3, 1855. 11 lives lost.
Merchant Steam Vessels of the U. SA. A.
Lytle - Holdcamper list, 1790 to 1868