The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
R. G. Winslow (Schooner), U21139, 21 Mar 1857


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QUAYLE & MARTIN, on Saturday launched a three masted top-sail schooner, for N. C. Winslow, and Capt. Sol. Rummage; the latter owning one-fourth, and to sail her. She measures 152 feet on deck, 142 on keel, 30 feet 6 inches beam, 11 feet 6 inches hold, and about 450 tons. She is double arches, finished in the style of the SWEEPSTAKES, one of the nicest vessels afloat, and is said to be the strongest vessel ever built here -- which means as strong as ever built elsewhere for merchant service. Her name will be R. G. WINSLOW, in honor of one who, in his lifetime was so intimately connected with the interests of Lake Navigation
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Wednesday, March 25, 1857

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MEASUREMENT OF VESSELS. -- The Cleveland Herald says: The officers at the Custom House measured the following new vessels just built at our ship yards, viz; the schooner R. G. WINSLOW, of this city. Her dimensions are, length 148.85 feet; beam 30.38; hold 11.93; tonnage 499 and 55.94ths. tons.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Monday, April 13, 1857

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THE "R. G. WINSLOW." -- This new vessel, one of the finest and staunchest ever built at the Cleveland Ship Yards is now ready for sea. She lies at the dock of her owner N. C. Winslow, Esq., and will sail this evening, if the weather permits, under the command of Captain Solon S. Runace, who last year sailed the schooner WINGS OF THE MORNING. She is a three masted schooner of 499 and 55-95ths tons, with a capacity for about 18,000 bushels of wheat. She was built by Messrs. Quayle & Martin and cost $20,000. -- Cleveland Herald.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Monday, April 27, 1857


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launch, Cleveland
Date of Original:
1857
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McN.E.7196
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English
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William R. McNeil
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R. G. Winslow (Schooner), U21139, 21 Mar 1857