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John J. Hill (Propeller), U77002, 26 Nov 1891


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The wooden steamer building at Morley & Co.'s shipyard, Marine City, for service on the Atlantic coast will be named J.J. HILL. She is 178 feet keel, 40 feet beam and 17 feet hold, and will have a capacity of about 1,250 tons. Her engines are fore and aft compound, 20 and 40 with 30-inch stroke. She will be launched in time to receive her machinery at Detroit, during the winter.
      The Marine Review
      November 26, 1891


The propeller J.J. HILL was launched at Marine City Monday afternoon. She will be towed to Detroit Friday or Saturday.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Tuesday, December 1, 1891
     
     
      Steam screw JOHN J. HILL. U. S. No. 77002. Of 974 gross tons; 786 tone net. Built Marine City, Mich., 1892. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 176.0 x 40.9 x 17.1
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1898


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new vessel, Marine City
Date of Original:
1891
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McN.E.283
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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John J. Hill (Propeller), U77002, 26 Nov 1891