The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Industry (Sloop), 1791


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1791:-- Two sloops, each of about 40 tons burden, named the BEAVER and INDUSTRY had been added to the small fleet of merchant ships, built for the navigation of lakes Erie and Huron, and the Association of Montreal merchants, known as the North West Company, sent John Richardson, one of their numbers to supervise the construction at Detroit of a larger and notably well built schooner, which was named the NANCY.
      Memorials of Fort Erie and Early Navigation of Lake Erie
      by Colonel Cruckshank p69.


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merchant vessel
Date of Original:
1791
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McN.E.10428
Language of Item:
English
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William R. McNeil
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Industry (Sloop), 1791