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Newburgh (Propeller), U80265, 1889


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Steam screw NEWBURGH.* U.S. No. 80265. Of 1,299.63 tons gross; 1.195.46 tons net. Built 1871 at Buffalo, N.Y. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 216.0 x 33.0 x 13.5
* formerly steam screw WILLIAM M. TWEED
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1889


      At 3:00 Saturday afternoon the fine large prop. WILLIAM TWEED, built for the Union Steamboat Co., will be launched from the yard of the Union Drydock Co. opposite Chicago St.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      May 4, 1871 4-1


The bill introduced in the House of Representatives to change the name of the prop. WM. M. TWEED to that of the NEWBURGH passed Friday.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      March 14, 1874 3-7

     
     
Propeller WILLIAM M. TWEED. Of 1299 tons. Built at Buffalo in May 1871 by V. Bidwell. Owned by U. S. Bt. Co. Home port, Buffalo. Value, $85,000. Class A 1.
      Board of Marine Inspectors
      Lake Vessel Classification for 1871.



Propeller WILLIAM H. TWEED.* U. S. No. 80265. Of 1,299 gross tons; 1,195 net tons. Built Buffalo 1871. Of 216.0 x 33.0 x 13.5
      * Renamed [b] NEWBURGH - U. S. - 1874. DISPOSITION:-- Stranded Nov. 1, 1892, 10 miles above Long Point, Lake Erie.
      Buffalo Master Shipbuilding List
      Institute for Great lakes Research,
      Bowling Green, Ohio
     
NOTE:-- Most sources spelt the vessel as WILLIAM M. TWEED
     


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ex WILLIAM M. TWEED
Date of Original:
1889
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Local identifier:
McN.R.265
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Newburgh (Propeller), U80265, 1889