New London (Schooner), 4 Aug 1878
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At Cleveland the schooner NEW LONDON is having her spars cut down and otherwise altered to an ocean craft. She will take coal to Dublin, Ireland, on her first trip
Detroit Free Press
Sunday, August 4, 1878
The schooner NEW LONDON, with her cargo of oil, is now at the Ohio Elevator docks. She is experiencing some difficulty in shipping a crew for an ocean voyage, as she is some twenty-two years old and not considered very staunch. Her first crew deserted, and it is said she is now owing some debts and trouble with clamorous creditors.
Monday, August 12, 1878
The schooner NEW LONDON was towed to the river bed yesterday afternoon. She has been libeled for debts to the amount of nearly $400.
Tuesday, August 13, 1878
The schooner NEW LONDON is to be sold here. Mortgages and accounts against her now amount to some $2,000.
Wednesday, August 14, 1878
The schooner NEW LONDON will be released today, when she will proceed on her voyage across the Atlantic.
Saturday, August 17, 1878
The schooner NEW LONDON took 1,226 barrels of coal oil at $2 per barrel to Belfast. She got away on Saturday morning at 1 o'clock. It is thought that she will not return to the lakes again.
Tuesday, August 20, 1878
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- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes