The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Vermillion (Propeller), U76695, 1904


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The names of two wooden vessels of the Gilchrist fleet have been transferred to new steel vessels of the fleet. The old steamer J. C. GILCHRIST will be called the VERMILLION and the E. R. SCHUCK will become the C. C. HAND.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Wednesday, March 23, 1904


Steam screw VERMILLION.* U.S. No. 76695. Of 1,827 tons gross; 1,395 tons net. Built at CTrenton, Mich., in 1887. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 252.0 x 42.0 x 20.4 and 800 indicated horse power. Crew of 16. Freight service.
      * Formerly steam screw J.C. GILCHRIST.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1906
     
     
     
     
      J.C. GILCHRIST.* Built 1887 Bulk Propeller - Wood
      U. S. No. 76695 1827 gt - 1395 nt 252' X 42' X 20.4'
      * renamed (b) VERMILLION - US - 1904
      Dismantled at Milwaukee, Wis., in 1914; hull foundered on way to Big Bay, Wis., Lake Superuior, 1n 1914
      Toledo Shipbuilding Master List
      Institute for Great Lakes Research
      Perrysburg, Ohio


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Newspaper
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ex J.C. GILCHRIST
Date of Original:
1904
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McN.R.87
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Vermillion (Propeller), U76695, 1904