The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Watts Sherman (Schooner), U26168, 1846

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MARINE INTELLIGENCE -- THE " WATTS SHERMAN" .- This name has been given to a very noble fore-and-aft schooner, just put afloat from the ship yard of Captain F.N. Jones, of this city. She is of I98 tons burthen, and has capacity to freight 9,000 bushels. She is to be placed under command of Capt. McKinty, formerly of the brig A.R. COBB. The SHERMAN is really a fine vessel, and is a valuable auxiliary to the fleet of this lake. She is owned by A.R. Cobb and the Master.
      Morning Express, Buffalo
      Thursday, September I7, I846

Schooner WATTS SHERMAN, built at Buffalo, of 198.54 tons. Cost $9,200
      List of vessels built on Lake Erie in 1846
      Cleveland Weekly Herald
      January 13, 1847

Schooner WATTS SHERMAN. U. S. No. 26168. Of 167.57 Home port, Buffalo, N.Y.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1869

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Watts Sherman (Schooner), U26168, 1846