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Robert W. Wilmot (Propeller), U111163, 1922


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Steam screw ROBERT W. WILMOT.* U.S. No. 111163. Of 407 tons gross; 277 tons net. Built at West Bay City, Mich., in 1897. Home port, Pittsburg. Pa. 132.4 x 28.0 x 16.0
      * Formerly U. S. S. POTOMAC, April 15, 1898.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1898


Tug screw. POTOMAC, of 277 tons. Built in 1897 at West Bay City, Mich., by F.W. Wheeler & Co. of steel. of 2,000 indicated horse power. Speed, 18 knots. 143.4 x 28.0 x 12.0
      List of Vessels of the
      United States Navy
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1898
     
     
     
      ROBERT W. WILMOT, built for Wilmot & Co. in 1897 by Wheeler & Co. of West Bay City, Mich.. but which was purchased by the government at the outbreak the recent war and renamed the POTOMAC. and which will probably be retained permanently by the navy department. by reason 07 the fact that she is the only tug now in the fleet sufficiently powerful to tow a battleship with ease.
      Marine Review
      January 12, 1899
     
     
     
ROBERT W. WILMOT.* Built August 31, 1897 Ocean Steam Tug -Steel
U. S. No. 111163 407 gt -277 nt 132.4' x 28' x 16'
      * Renamed (b) POTOMAC - US Navy -1898
      (c) ROBERT W. WILMOT - US -1922
      Frank Wheeler & Co., West Bay City Shipbuilding Master List
      Institute for Great Lakes Research
      Perrysburg, Ohio


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ex ROBERT W. WILMOT, POTOMAC, [U.S.S.]
Date of Original:
1922
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McN.R.992
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Robert W. Wilmot (Propeller), U111163, 1922