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Tallac (Propeller), U116684, 1902


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Steam screw MELVILLE DOLLAR.* U.S. No. 116684. Of 1,380 tons gross; 1,103 tons net. Built at West Bay City, Mich., in 1895. Home port, San Francisco, Cal. 239.1 x 38.0 x 4.0 of 650 Indicated horse power and a crew of 21.
      *Formerly steam screw SIMON J. MURPHY.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1902
     


Steam screw TALLAC.* U.S. No. 116684. Of 1,380 tons gross; 1,103 tons net. Built at West Bay City, Mich., in 1895. Home port, San Francisco, Cal. 239.1 x 38.0 x 4.0 of 650 Indicated horse power and a crew of 23. Freight service. Steel built.
      *Formerly steam screw [a] SIMON J. MURPHY, [b] MELVILLE DOLLAR
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1911

     

Steam screw SIMON J. MURPHY. U. S. No. 116684. Of 1380 gross tons; 1103 tons net. Built West Bay City, Mich., 1895. Home port, Milwaukee, Wis. 239.1 x 38.0 x 14.0 Of 800 Nominal horse-power.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1899
     
     
     
     
SIMON J. MURPHY.* Built Sept. 26, 1895 Bulk Propeller -Steel
U. S. No. 116684 1380 gt -1103 nt 239.1' x 38' x 14'
Taken to West Coast in 1901.
* Renamed (b) MELVILLE DOLLAR - US -1901
      (c) TALLAC -US -1906
Stranded February 24. 1920. 18 miles south of Cape Henry, Va.
      Frank Wheeler & Co., West Bay City Shipbuilding Master List
      Institute for Great Lakes Research
      Perrysburg


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ex SIMON J. MURPHY, MELVILLE DOLLAR
Date of Original:
1902
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McN.R.1074
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Tallac (Propeller), U116684, 1902