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Japan (Schooner), U12761, 25 Feb 1854


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LAUNCHES:-- The Sandusky Mirror says the JAPAN, a new schooner built by Thomas Hamilton, was launched on the 23d ult.
The LILLY, built by Capt. Bates, was launched on the 28th. They are both fine vessels, and will probably be employed in the Milan trade.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      May 10, 1853


VESSEL SALE. -- The Chicago Journal says that C. Mears of that city, has recently made a purchase of the schooner JAPAN, now lying in this city, to be used in the lumber trade. She is one year old, of 245 tons burthen, and was purchased for $10,000.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      February 24, 1854
     
     
Schooner JAPAN. U. S. No. 12761. Of 191 tons gross. Built Milan, Ohio, 1853. 112.6 x 23.9 x 9.5. Two masts. Rebuilt 1865. Wrecked 1885
      Herman Runge List
     

Schooner JAPAN. Of 245 tons. Built Milan 1853 by S. Ruggles. Owned by C. Mears. Home port, Chicago. Value $5,600. Class B 1.
      Board of Lake Underwriters
      Lake vessel Register, 1860
     
     
NAME: JAPAN
RIG: Schooner
OFFICIAL NO: 12761
SIGNAL LETTERS:
LOA: 112.6
BEAM: 23.9
DEPTH: 9.2
GROSS: 191.88 (Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880; 1880-
81; 1882; 1883; 1884; 1885
NET: 182.29 (1884; 1885
YEAR BUILT: 1853
STATE: OH
CITY: Milan
HOME PORT: Chicago, IL (Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878); Kenosha, WI
(1879); Chicago, IL (1880; 1880-81; 1882; 1883; 1884; 1885
YEARS LISTED: Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880; 1880-81; 1882;
1883; 1884; 1885
NOTES:
      MVUS, Pre-list to 1885
     


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launch, Milan & vessel sale
Date of Original:
1854
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McN.E.10711
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Japan (Schooner), U12761, 25 Feb 1854