The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Enquirer (Steam yacht), U136561, 1933


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Steamer SEARCH.* Of 140 tons. Built 1896 at Buffalo, N.Y. 133.7 x 17.6 x 10.0 A survey steamer built of steel, used for river and harbor improvements of northern and northwestern lakes.
      * Formerly [a] Steam yacht ENQUIRER, No 136561, [b] U.S.S. ENQUIRER, transferred by Navy Dept. Aug. 28, 1899.
      List of Vessels Purchased and Employed by the
      Government for the Engineer Dept.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1900
     
     
     
Steamer SEARCH.* Of 200 tons Displacement. 158.6 x 18.0 x 10.0 Built 1896 at Buffalo, N.Y. Purchased in 1899 at New York, N.Y. Estimated value $21,000.. Crew of 2 officers and 11 men. Used to survey North and Northwest lakes.
      * Formerly [a] Steam yacht ENQUIRER, No 136561, [b] U.S.S. ENQUIRER, transferred by Navy Dept. Aug. 28, 1899.
      List of Vessels Purchased and Employed by the
      Government for the Engineer Dept.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1916
     
     
     
ENQUIRER.* Built 1896 Steam Yacht -Steel
U. S. No. 136561 140 gt -95 nt 133.7' x 17.6' x 10'
* Renamed (b) ENQUIRER - US Navy -1898
      (c) SEARCH - US Lake Survey -1899
      (d) ENQUIRER -US -1933
Scrapped at Port Clinton, Ohio, in 1942.
      Union Dry Dock, Buffalo, Shipbuilding Master List
      Institute for Great Lakes Research
      Perrysburg, Ohio
     


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Newspaper
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ex ENQUIRER, SEARCH
Date of Original:
1933
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Local identifier:
McN.R.1033
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Enquirer (Steam yacht), U136561, 1933