The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Bessemer (Propeller), U46130, 1886


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Steam screw BESSEMER.* U.S. No. 46130. Of 390.38 tons gross; 440.27 ? tons net. Built 1875 at St. Clair, Mich. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 177.7 x 28.2 x 15.5.
* formerly steam screw JUSTIN R. WHITING.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1886
     

Barge J.R. WHITING. Of 458 tons. Built at St. Clair in 1875 by Langell. Home port, St. Clair. Owned by J.R. Whiting & others. Value $12,000. Class A 2.
      Association of Lake Underwriters
      Lake Hull Register, 1879

     
Propeller J.R. WHITING. Of 436 tons. Built at St. Clair in 1875 by Langall. Home port, Chicago. Owned by C.F. Spencer. Value $26,---. Class, A 2. REMARKS:-- Formerly barge.
      Inland Lloyds vessel Register, 1882


      The steambarge J.R. WHITING has been rebuilt at Milwaukee and lengthened forty feet. She is now called the BESSEMER and will tow the D. VANCE in the ore trade.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      April 22, 1886
     
     


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Newspaper
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ex JUSTIN R. WHITING
Date of Original:
1886
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Local identifier:
McN.R.220
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Bessemer (Propeller), U46130, 1886