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LIST OF VESSELS TAKEN ACROSS SAULT PORTAGE

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LIST OF VESSELS TAKEN ACROSS SAULT PORTAGE

Year Name Tons Owner
1845 Schooner Chippewa 20 Thos. Clark
1845 Schooner Florence 20 Antrim & Keith
1845 Schooner Swallow 80 Jas. Bendix
1845 Schooner Merchant 80 Capt. Robt. Brown
1845 Schooner Uncle Tom 110 Capt. John Angus
1845 Schooner Free Trader 90 Capt. Colin Ripley
1845 Prop. Independence 262 S. McKnight & Co.
1847 Steamer Julia Palmer 280 W.F.P. Taylor
1850 Schooner Geo. W. Ford 150 Jno. Parker
1850 Prop. Manhattan 330 Spaulding & Bacon
1851 Prop. Monticello 460 S. McKnight & Co.
1852 Steamer Baltimore 500 S. McKnight & Co.
1853 Prop. Peninsula   S. McKnight & Co.
1853 Steamer Sam Ward 433 E.B. & S. Ward

Transcribed from: Bancroft, William L.  "Memoir of Capt. Samuel Ward, With a Sketch of the Early Commerce of the Upper Lakes," in Michigan Pioneer and Historical Society.  Historical Collections.  Lansing, Mich. : Robert Smith & Co., State Printers and Binders, 1892, vol.21, pp.366-367.

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