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W. W. Stewart (Barge), U62851, 1881

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Barge W.J. SPICER. U.S. No. 62851, of 271.65 tons gross; 271.65 tons net. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. Changed name to W.W. STEWART on April 12, 1881.
      List of Vessels Whose Names Have been
      Changed under the Act of March 2, 1881
      U. S. Merchant vessel List, 1885

Schooner W.W. STEWART.* U.S. No. 62851. Of 294.36 tons gross; 279.65 tons net. Built at Port Huron, Mich., in 1880. Home port, port Huron, Mich. 160.1 x 26.5 x 11.5
* Formerly schooner W.J. SPICER.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1891

Paddle wheel steamer W.J. SPICER [C] Of 462 tons. Built Sarnia in 1864, a ferry. Rebuilt as barge W.W. STEWART in 1875. [sic] 154 x 24 x 11.
      Preliminary List of Canadian Merchant Steamships
      Inland & Coastal, 1809 to 1930
Lake Barge W.W. STEWART. Of 356 tons. Built at Sarnia in 1864 by R. Stedman. Owned by Reynolds. Home port, Port Huron. Value $6,000. Class B 2. REMARKS. -- Formerly steamer SPICER.
      Inland Lloyds Vessel Classification
      American Hulls, 1882

      D.N. Runnels has purchased the steamer W.J. SPICER and taken her to Sarnia, where her machinery will be taken out and she will be converted into a tow barge.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Saturday, February 7, 1880
Steam paddle W.J. SPICER.* Of 446 gross tons. Built Port Sarnia, Ont., 1864. 160.1 x 26.5 x 11.5.
      * renamed W. W. STEWART - U. S. - 1861 [ U 62851]
      Herman Runge list

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W. W. Stewart (Barge), U62851, 1881