Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Tues., 30 Apr, 1872
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LAUNCHES. - A propeller and a schooner were launched at St. Catharine's Wednesday. The propeller Argyle is the property of R. C. Graham of St. Catharine's, and Mr. Geo. Campbell of Windsor. She is 143 feet long, 26 feet 2 inches wide, 12 feet deep, and had a tonnage of 452. She will be commanded by Capt. H. McLaughlin and take her place on the "Merchants Line" between Montreal and Chicago. The schooner Augusta is owned by Capt. S. Neelon, and is the same size as the Argyle. She will be commanded by Capt. Colvin.
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- These launches took place at the shipyard of Lewis Shickluna. ARGYLE was later GLENGARRY and was converted to a barge in 1912. AUGUSTA was wrecked near Port Credit, Ont., in the fall of 1900.
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- Tues., 30 Apr, 1872
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- Dave Swayze
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- Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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