The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Guilielma (Schooner), 1 Apr 1857


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SHIP-BUILDING AT PORT HURON, St. CLAIR RIVER.-- We learn from the Commercial that J. Randall, at his ship-yard at that place, has some 40 men at work, and has three vessels under way. The first a schooner of 185 tons, for F.L. Wells and Capt. E. Fitzgerald, is nearly completed . She is of the clipper build, heavily timbered and is bolted and fastened in a firm and substantial manner. A schooner has her keel laid, and much of her work is in a forward state; she is of 109 tons burthen, and will make a fine craft. She is to run as packet up the lake shore, and to extend her trips as far down as Sandusky City. J.K. Lockwood is her owner. A miniture schooner of 130 tons burden, will soon be completed. She is being built for James McCort, to be used for a fishing boat.
      There is also a schooner of 100 tons burden at the yard at Black River, on the stocks, and ready for planking. This is being built for Capt. Bedford, and will make a capital lumber vessel. E. Harrington is the builder.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      April 10, 1857
     
     
Schooner GUILIELMA, of 167 tons. Built Port Huron 1857 by J.H. Randal. Owned by Wells & Fitzgerald. Home port, Port Huron. Value $5,000 Class A 2.
      Board of Lake Underwriters
      Lake Vessel Register, 1860


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building, Port Huron
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1857
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McN.E.11037
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English
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William R. McNeil
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Guilielma (Schooner), 1 Apr 1857