The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
J. C. Morrison (Steamboat), 25 Aug 1854


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The J. C. MORRISON was launched on Saturday 25th. August. She has a 150 foot keel and a beam of 24 feet and she was built by Mr. Chisholm of Oakville. A crowd of about 5,000 turned out to watch the launching, but the vessel launched by Mrs. J. C. Morrison slid down the ways then stopped half-way, she wouldn't move and only after the steamer MORNING tugging at her (and broke a thick cable) and with a tree cut down and shaped as a lever was the vessel finaly launched.
      Toronto Globe
      August 28, 1854
     
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LAUNCH OF J. C. MORRISON at Bell Ewart on the 25th. August 1854 on Lake Simcoe.
      Niagara Mail
      August 30, 1854
     
     
     
     


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launch, Bell Ewart
Date of Original:
1854
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McN.E.9661
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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J. C. Morrison (Steamboat), 25 Aug 1854