The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
City of Paris (Propeller), U126722, 1 Oct 1891


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One suit for demurrage has been commenced at Buffalo. Capt. James Davidson of West Bay City libeled the grain cargo of the steamer CITY OF PARIS, because his boat was not unloaded within five days after arrival in port. Some delay must, of course, be expected in handling Buffalo's big grain receipts from this time on, and it is difficult to collect demurrage under such circumstances, but it is certainly unfair to the vessel owner that railway elevators like the Erie and others should take more vessels than they can care for while other houses are idle.
      The Marine Review
      October 1, 1891


Steam screw CITY OF PARIS. U. S. No. 126722. Of 2062 gross tons; 1714 tons net. Built West Bay City, Mich., 1891. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 298.0 x 41.0 x 21.0 Cred of 16. Of 1,000 indicated horsepower. Freight service.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1906
     


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demurage case
Date of Original:
1891
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McN.E.156
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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City of Paris (Propeller), U126722, 1 Oct 1891