Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), Aug 20, 1881
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The schooner David Dows is in Buffalo being fitted with a jibboom sixty-five feet long. She can carry three additional jibs, making five in alll, and will go under sail the rest of the season. Capt. Sheldon thinks this will greatly improve her sailing and handling qualities, and make her the fastest vessel on the lakes.
- Media Type:
- Item Type:
- For more on the DOWS, the lakes' only five-mast schooner see
- Date of Original:
- Aug 20, 1881
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- Dave Swayze
- Copyright Statement:
- Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
Maritime History of the Great Lakes