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1824 - Built schooner “Colombian Packet”, 346 tons 
1825 – Built ship “Hindostan” at Limehouse, 500 tons 
1826 – Built barque “Achilles”, 196 tons 
1827 – Built ship “James Cruikshank”, 319 tons 
1829 – Built barque “Kingdown”, 346 tons 
1840 "THE PRESIDENT STEAM-SHIP. ( From the Albion). The President steam-ship, Lieutenant Fayrer, R.N., commander, is sister ship to the British Queen, both belonging to he British and American Steam Navigation Company.
The President is intended to run between Liveroool and New York, and is believed to be the largest steamer afloat, being of 2366 tons register, and having engines of 600 horse power.
The ship was built in London, by Messrs. Curling, Young, & Co., who are also the builders of the British Queen. Both vessels were designed Mr. Maccregor Laird, and laid down from his drawings. They reflect the highest credit on his judgment and skill.
The engines were constructed by our celebrated townsmen, Messrs. Fawcett, Preston and Co.: they are the largest marine engines yet made, having cylinders eighty inches diameter and seven and half feet long of stroke.
The accommodations for passengers in this magnificent vessel are of the very first order,....