The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
F. J. King (Schooner), U9299, 2 Dec 1869


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Schooner F. J. KING. -- The last trip of this vessel was to a Lake Ontario port. On her arrival, down, at Port Colborne, it was ascertained that she was a trifle too long to pass the locks in the Welland Canal, and corners of her stern were cut off. During the winter it is intended, we believe, to give her a round stern so as to make a canal vessel of her. The KING is owned at this port, and is one of the staunchest vessels afloat.
      Toledo Blade
      December 2, 1869
     
     
Schooner F.J. KING. U. S. No. 9299. Of 280.55 tons gross; 266.35 tons net. Built Toledo, Ohio, 1867. Home port Ogdensburg, N.Y. 140.0 x 26.0 x 11.6
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
     
     


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getting round stern ?
Date of Original:
1869
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Local identifier:
McN.E.7604
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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F. J. King (Schooner), U9299, 2 Dec 1869