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El Dorado (Barge), U135117, 1871


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CORRECTION. -- It was from the hull of the old propeller EQUATOR that the new grain barge EL DORADO was constructed, instead of the propeller EQUINOX, as the types had it Saturday. The latter steamer is still in the Buffalo and Toledo trade.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 30, 1871
     
     
     
      Barge EL DORADO. Of 620 tons. Built at Buffalo in 1857 by F.N. Jones. Owned by the M. R. Lumber Co. Home port, Marinette. Value, $10,000. Class B 1. REMARKS. -- Hull of propeller EQUATOR.
      National Board of Lake Underwriters
      Lake Vessel Classification for 1875.
     
     
     
      Propeller EQUATOR. Of 620 tons. Built at Buffalo in 1857 by F.N. Jones. Owned by the Buffalo & Toledo Trans. Co. Home port, Buffalo. Value, $23,000. Class B 1. REMARKS. -- Repaired in 1862.
      Board of Lake Underwriters
      Lake vessel register, 1866
     
     
Steam screw EQUATOR.* U. S. No. 7233. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1857, by F.N. Jones. Rebuilt at Sheboygan, Wis., 1871 as Schooner barge EQUATOR, of 487 gross tons and renumbered 6879. 189.0 x 31.7 x 11.0.
      * renamed EL DORADO - U. S. - [ renumbered 135117]
      Herman Runge List


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Newspaper
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ex prop. EQUATOR,
Date of Original:
1871
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McN.R.70
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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El Dorado (Barge), U135117, 1871