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Benjamin Flint (Schooner), U2243, 1 Apr 1857


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A new vessel, built at Fremont, for Fremont, for Messrs. Nims & Tillotson, was launched last wednesday.
      Buffalo daily Courier
      April 10, 1857
     


Messrs. Nims & Tillotson's new vessel, BEN FLINT, Capt. Flint, started from this port on her first trip yesterday afternoon. She carried out about 13,000 bushels of corn. - Fremont Journal, 7th.
      Detroit Free Press
      May 10, 1857 1-3
     

      Messrs. Nims & Tillotson's new vessel, BEN FLINT, started from this port on her first trip yesterday afternoon. She carried out about 13,000 bush. of corn. - Fremont Journal, 7th.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Monday, May 11, 1857


Schooner BENJAMIN FLINT, of 295 tons. Built Fremont 1857 by W. Totten. Owned by Nims & Tillotson. Home port. Fremont. Value $7,800 Class A 2.
      Board of Lake Underwriters
      Lake vessel Register, 1860
     
     
Schooner BENJAMIN FLINT. U. S. No. 2243. Of 219 tons gross. Built at Fremont, Ohio in 1857 by William Totten. Two masted schooner. 124.0 x 29.8 x 8.11 Lengthened to 126.5 x 29.5 x 8.7 Wrecked 1870 on Lake Michigan
      Runge Notes
     

NAME: BEN FLINT (Pre-list; 1869); BENJAMIN FLINT (1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875)
RIG: Schooner
OFFICIAL NO: 2243
SIGNAL LETTERS:
LOA:
BEAM:
DEPTH:
GROSS: 219.63 (Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875)
NET:
YEAR BUILT:
STATE:
CITY:
HOME PORT: Milwaukee, WI (Pre-list; 1869); Manistee, MI (1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875)
YEARS LISTED: Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875.
NOTES: Listed as lost in 1875.
      MVUS, Pre-list to 1885
     


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Launch, Fremont
Date of Original:
1857
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McN.E.7210
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Benjamin Flint (Schooner), U2243, 1 Apr 1857