Kinsman Independent (Propeller), U203917, 1966
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New Names For Steamers.
The Pittsburg Steamship Company will change the names of the three steamers recently purchased from the Western Transit Company. The WILLIAM B. KERR will be named for FRANCIS E. HOUSE of Duluth, the L. S. DeGRAFF in honor of GEORGE G. CRAWFORD of Birminghan, Ala., and the WILLIAM M. MILLS to WILLIAM J. FILBERT.
Buffalo Evening News
Tuesday, February 21, 1911
Steam screw FRANCIS E. HOUSE.* U.S. No. 203917. Of 7,769 tons gross; 5,943 tons net. Built at Chicago, Ill., in 1907. Home port, Duluth, Minn. 585.0 x 60.2 x 27.5 and a crew of 24. Freight service. Of 1,800 indicated horse power. Steel built.
*Formerly steam screw WILLIAM B. KERR.
Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1915 [Steam Vessels]
Steam screw WILLIAM B. KERR. U.S. No. 203917. Of 7,769 tons gross; 5,943 tons net. Built at Chicago, Ill., in 1907. Home port, Niagara Falls, N.Y. 585.0 x 60.2 x 27.5 and a crew of 24. Freight service. Of 1,800 indicated horse power. Steel built.
Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1909 [Steam Vessels]
Propeller WILLIAM B. KERR.* U.S. No. 203917. Of 7,769 gross tons; 5,943 tons net. Built at Chicago, Ill., December 29, 1906. Of 585.0 x 60.2 x 27.5. Steel built.
* Renamed [b] FRANCIS E. HOUSE - U.S. - 1910.
[c] KINSMAN INDEPENDENT - U.S. - 1966
Chicago Shipbuilding Masterl List
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