The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
(Schooner), 4 Apr 1881

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VESSEL BUILDING. -- The following are the dimensions of V. Fries' new schooner, which is now on the stocks at the ship yard, near Huron, O. Length of keel 276 feet; over all, 291; breadth of beam, 39 feet; depth of hold, 22 feet. She will have a carrying capacity of 120,000 bushels of corn, on 14 feet, six inches of water, and will be ready for service next spring. She is to have four masts and schooner rig. She has at the present time most all her ceiling in and part of her planking on the outside. She will be owned entirely by V. Fries, of Huron, O., who is her builder, and will be commanded by Captain Charles Hubbard, of this city, when ready for service.
      Cleveland Herald
      Monday, April 4, 1881

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      NOTE:- the steambarge building at St. Clair is the OGEMAW and the schooner building at Toledo by the Bailey Bros. schooner is the DAVID DOWS


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(Schooner), 4 Apr 1881