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Overland (Propeller), C134520, 1920


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Steam screw MERIDEN.* U.S. No. 115769. Of 849 tons gross; 759 tons net. Built at West Bay City in 1881. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y.226.6 x 31.5 x 10.3 and 900 Nominal horse power.
      * Formerly steam screw SAGINAW VALLEY.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1899



Steam screw KONGO.* U. S. No. 115769. Of 672 tons gross; 482 tons net. Built at Bay City, Mich., in 1881. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 215.0 x 31.0 x 10.2 and a crew of 12. 450 indicated horse power. Freight service,
* steam screw [a] SAGINAW VALLEY, [B] MERIDEN.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1906
     


Propeller OVERLAND.* Official Canadian Number 134520. Built at Bay City, Mich., U.S.A. in 1881. Of 758 gross tons; 398 tons reg. Home port, Sarnia, Ont. Owned by Harold D. Robertson of , et al, Toronto, Ont. 215.0 x 31.3 x 10.4 and 54 horse power.
      * Foreign name KONGO.
      List of Vessels on Registry Books of the Dominion
      of Canada on the 31st. Day of December, 1920

NOTE:-- [a] SAGINAW VALLEY, [[b] MERIDEN, [c] KONGO, [d] OVERLAND
     
      . . . . .
     
SAGINAW VALLEY.* Built April 12, 1881 Bulk Propeller - Wood
U. S. No. 115769 620 gt -592 nt 161' x 31' x 10'
Lengthened 65' and rebuilt in 1897.
* Renamed (b) MERIDEN - US -1897
      (c) KONGO -US -1903
      (d) OVERLAND -Can -1917 ( C 134520)
Beached at Port Dalhousie, Ont., Lake Ontario, as breakwater for rifle range in 1926; later broken up.
      Frank Wheeler & Co., West Bay City Shipbuilding Master List
      Institute for Great Lakes Research
      Perrysburg, Ohio

     


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ex SAGINAW VALLEY, MERIDEN, KONGO
Date of Original:
1920
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McN.R.766
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Overland (Propeller), C134520, 1920