The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Magenta (Bark), 6 Oct 1859


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MARINE NEWS:-- A barque built at Green Bay, an ocean vessel of about 500 tons, is about ready to launch.
      Buffalo Express
      August 26, 1859
     

The Detroit Advertiser says: "The new barque MAGENTA, built at Green Bay, arrived from that port this afternoon, en-route for the West Indies, via New York. She is a fine looking craft, of 460 tons, being a full rigged barque, with cabins on deck, fore and aft, and may be termed a double decker. Her cargo consists of 120,000 staves (pipe and hhds.) She leaves again this evening, in tow of the tug BELDEN. May she have a safe and prosperous voyage."
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      October 6, 1859
     
     
Bark MAGENTA, of 458 tons. Built Green Bay, 1859 by J. Laribee, Owned by A.S. Godfrey. Home port, Green Bay. Value $19,000. Class, A 1. REMARKS:-- Rather flat - On the ocean.
      Board of lake Underwriters
      Lake Vessel register, 1860
     
     
Bark MAGENTA, Built Green Bay in 1859 by J. Laribee. Abandoned 1861.
      Herman Runge Notes
     
     
     


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Newspaper
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new vessel, bound for ocean
Date of Original:
1859
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McN.E.8320
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Magenta (Bark), 6 Oct 1859