The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Tues. May 6, 1856

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LAUNCHES – Bidwell, Banta & Co., launch to-day a propeller, heavy tonnage, for the Western Transportation Company. Her engine &c., was built by Sidney Shepard. She was originally built for Robt. Montgomery and S. S. Guthrie, by whom she was sold to the Company. Further particulars hereafter. The same ship-builders also launch to-day a fine schooner called the C. N. Johnson, built for E. K. Bruce, by whom she has been sold to J. S. Johnson, Esq. Dimensions – 140 feet keel; 26 feet beam; 11 feet hold, and about 375 tons. – Buffalo Com., Sat.

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Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Tues. May 6, 1856