LAUNCH AT EAST SAGINAW. -- A special to the Free Press from East Saginaw says a new twelve-hundred-ton schooner called the H. R. NEWCOMB, built for Cleveland parties, was launched from Ruft's shipyard this afternoon. She is 195 feet over all, 33 feet 6 inches beam, 12 feet 6 inches depth of hold. She cost $5,000. She will carry 40,000 bushels of grain or 700,000 feet of lumber.
Saturday, May 27, 1876
A 1,200 ton schooner, called the H.R. NEWCOMB, was launched from Rust's ship yard at East saginaw, on Wednesday. Her dimensions are; Length, over all, 195 feet; breadth of beam, 33 feet 6 inches; depth of hold, 12 feet 6 inches. She cost $25,000. The NEWCOMB carries 150-m feet of lumber, or 40,000 bushels of wheat. She is owned by H.R. Newcomb & Co., and Rust, King & Clint, of Cleveland.
May 29, 1876
Schooner H.R. NEWCOMB. U. S. No. 95428. Of 894.85 tons gross; 850.11 tons net. Built East Saginaw, Mich., 1876. Home port, Cleveland, O.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1884