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S. B. Coolidge (Propeller), U30094, 1925


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Steam screw S.B. COOLIDGE.* U.S. No. 30094. Of 3,845 tons gross; 2,877 tons net. Built at Chicago, Ill., in 1897. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 376.0 x 48.2 x 22.4 and a crew of 27. Freight service. Of 1,000 indicated horse power. Owned by the Pioneer Steamship Co. [Ohio]
      * Formerly steam screw AUSTRALIA.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1925 [steam vessels]
     
     
     
     
      Steam screw AUSTRALIA. U.S. No. 30094. Of 3,845 tons gross; 2,877 tons net. Built at Chicago, Ill., in 1897. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 376.0 x 48.2 x 22.4 and a crew of 21. Freight service. Of 1,000 indicated horse power. Steel built.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1915 [steam vessels]
     
     


Another steel tow barge, the AUSTRALIA, building at South Chicago for James Corrigan of Cleveland, was launched: on Saturday last. In all dimensions but beam the AUSTRALIA is a duplicate of the AMAZON, launched fro from the same yards last spring, but the former is 2 feet wider and will be a correspondingly larger carrier. The AMAZON now holds the record for large cargoes on the lakes. The dimensions of the hull are: Length over all, :388 feet, keel, 376 feet, beam, 48 feet, depth 26 feet. There are twelve cargo hatches. The new vessel will carry about 6,500 net tons on 17 feet draft.
      The Marine Review
      December 2, 1897
     

Barge AUSTRALIA. U. S. No. 30094. Of 3745 gross tons; 3467 tons net. Built Chicago, Ill., 1897. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 376.0 x 48.2 x 22.4
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1899
     

AUSTRALIA.* Built November 27, 1897 Barge -Steel
US 30094 3745 gt -2467 nt 376' x 48.2' X 22..4'
Converted to bulk propeller in 1902
* renamed (b) S.B. COOLIDGE -US -1925
Scrapped at Lackawanna, N.Y., in 1948
      Chicago Steam Boat Co. Shipbuilding Master List
      Institute for Great lakes research
      Perrysburg, Ohio
     
     
Received engine of the AURORA, 1902
      Herman Runge List
     
     
     
     


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ex AUSTRALIA
Date of Original:
1925
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McN.R.2215
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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S. B. Coolidge (Propeller), U30094, 1925