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Henry Cort (Propeller), U150587, 1896


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Steam screw HENRY CORT.* U.S. No. 150587. Of 2,234.49 tons gross; 1,571.65 tons net. Built at Superior, Wis., in 1892. Home port, Marquette, Mich. 320.0 x 42.0 x 25.0 and 1,500 nominal horse power [estimated].
      * formerly Steam screw PILLSBURY.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1896


Steam screw HENRY CORT.* U.S. No. 150587. Of 2,234 tons gross; 1,571 tons net. Built at Superior, Wis., in 1892. Home port, Duluth, Minn. 320.0 x 42.0 x 25.0 and 1,400 indicated horse power. Freight service.
      * formerly Steam screw PILLSBURY.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1915


Two Whaleback steamers, the PILLSBURY and WASHBURN and a new steel tug, were launched on Saturday last, at the yards of the American Barge Co., at West Superior. The steel tug is 60 feet long, 13 feet beam and 5 feet deep.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Thursday, June 28, 1892
     
     
team screw PILLSBURY. U.S. No. 150587. Of 2,234.49 tons gross; 1,571.65 tons net. Built at Superior, Wis., in 1892. Home port, Marquette, Mich. 320.0 x 42.0 x 25.0 and 1,500 estimated indicated horse power. Freight service.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1894.
     
     
     
PILLSBURY.* Built June 25, 1892 Whaleback Bulk Propeller - Steel
U. S. No. 150587. 2234 gt - 1571 nt 320.0 x 42.0 x 25.0
      * Renamed [b] HENRY CORT - U.S. - 1895
Stranded on breakwall at Muskegon, Michigan, lake Michigan, November 30, 1934; considered constructive total loss and scrapped.
      American Barge Co., Superior, Wis., Master Shipbuilding List
      Institute for Great Lakes research
      Perrysburg, Ohio.


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ex PILLSBURY,
Date of Original:
1896
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Local identifier:
McN.R.966
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Henry Cort (Propeller), U150587, 1896