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St. James (Schooner), U22417, 24 Apr 1856


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VESSEL BUILDING AT MILAN. - The Cleveland Herald says: "A conversation with Mr. Gay, of Milan, assures us that our enterprising neighbors are as active as ever in putting up staunch vessels for the coming season. Nine schooners are in process of building, as follows: Merry & Gay, one fore and aft schooner of 310 tons measurement, for Charles M. Reed, Erie; one do 305 do for Bradley & Frost, Chicago; one do 305 do for V. Fries, Milan; two do 310 do on their own account; Capt. Bates one fore and aft schooner of 300 tons for self; Smith, Kelley & Lockwood one do 300 tons for selves; Ruggles & Butman two do of 300 tons each for selves.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      February 19, 1856



NEW VESSELS. - The editor of the Milan Free Press has been strolling among the shipyards there, and from his notes as found in his issue of Saturday, we condense the following list of new vessels, launched or on the stocks:-- Schooner MAY QUEEN, by Capt. Bates, similar to the WILD ROVER, built and brought out last fall by the same owner; schooners NONPAREIL, for V. Fries, Capt. John W. Pomeroy, master; MONT EAGLE, for Frost & Bradley, of Chicago, Capt. Baird master; St. JAMES, for Gen. Reed of Erie; EMEW, for builders, Capt. Malcom Stalker, master; DARDANELLES for builders, Capt. Wm. Wood, master, by Merry & Gay; schooner LIVELY, for Butman & Choate, and builders, Capt. Lane, master; and another schooner not named, by Capt. Ruggles.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      April 24, 1856

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      DISTRICT OF BUFFALO CREEK, PORT OF BUFFALO.
      Permanent Enrollment No. 162 dated May 5, 1870
      Official Number 22417
      Schooner St. JAMES, of Buffalo
      Built - - - - - - - - - - - - - Milan, Ohio.
      When built - - - - - - - - 1856
      Decks - - - - - - - - - - - one
      Masts - - - - - - - - - - - Two
      Length - - - - - - - - - - - 116 feet & 6 tenths.
      Breadth - - - - - - - - - - - 24 feet & 7 tenths.
      Depth - - - - - - - - - - - - 11 feet & 2 tenths.
      Total Tonnage - - - - - 226 tons & 76 hundredths
      Figure-head - - - - - - - - Scroll Head
      Stern - - - - - - - - - - - - Square stern.
      Present Master - - - - - John Burrill
      Owners -- - - - - - - - - - Andrew Abernethy sole owner.
Previous Enrollment ----Temporary Enrollment, Port of Erie, Pa., number 22, dated April 1, 1870, surrendered by reason of vessel having arrived at her home port .



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new vessel, Milan
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1856
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McN.E.8322
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William R. McNeil
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St. James (Schooner), U22417, 24 Apr 1856