The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Maple Leaf (Schooner), U16422, 4 May 1854

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There is now at E.K. Bruce's dock, a new fore and aft schooner, the MAPLE LEAF, which is intended to trade between Oswego and the Upper Lakes. She was built by G.S. Wicks and "fitted out" by E.K. Bruce. Her owners live in Oswego. Her dimensions are 121 ft. keel, 130 ft. over all; 26 ft. beam, 11 ft. hold, and will carry about 380 tons. Capt. Moon, will command her. He is perfectly competent for the position, having sailed on the lakes 23 years.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      May 4, 1854 3-1

Schooner MAPLE LEAF. U. S. No. 16422. Of 222 tons. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1854 by G.S. Weeks. 122.5 x 25.7 x 10.3. Two masts. - Wrecked Detroit Island 1867.
      Herman Runge List

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Maple Leaf (Schooner), U16422, 4 May 1854