The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Tonnage of Buffalo
Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, NY), 15 Jul 1847, p. 2

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Tonnage of Buffalo.-- The registered tonnage of the Port of Buffalo has increased two-fifths within the last year. The number and description of vessels, with their tonnage, owned at this port, are as follows:

Steamboats 28 Tonnage 14,365
Propellers 9 " 3310
Brigs 26 5640
Schooners 80 " 11,337
Sloops 3 " 74
Canal Boats 12 " 659
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Total 159 35,415
1845 21,455
Increase 13,960

The canal boats licensed are those which run to New York.

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    Latitude: 42.8809155657736 Longitude: -78.8927895556641
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Tonnage of Buffalo