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Description: Vessel Owners' Convention

Date: March 20 1879

Newspaper published in: Buffalo, NY


Page/Column: Page ?, Column 3

Vessel Owners' Convention.
CLEVELAND, March 19.The convention of vessel owners along the line of the lakes met here today. The attendance was very large. Delegates were present from nearly all the ports. A committee of five was appointed for the purpose of presenting a plan of action that would be of benefit to owners of vessels and property. The committee consists of J. Johnson, Chicago; S. B. Grummond, Detroit; S. L. Watson, Buffalo; P. Finn, Oswego and J. A. Beddington, Cleveland.
In pursuance of the committee's report an organization was formed called the Inland Vessel Owners' Association of the Western Lakes. E. G. Merrick of Detroit was elected president. Frank Perew of Buffalo was chosen member of the executive committee.


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