The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
City of Berlin (Propeller), U126717, 17 Dec 1891


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The honor of making the last sailing for the lower lakes from Chicago for the year goes to James Davidson's steamer CITY OF BERLIN. With the weather the way it has been for a week past, a much larger grain trade would have been done, had shippers cared for boats, but they had made their arrangements for the close- of navigation, and business is difficult to turnout of established ruts. Had shippers cared for boats at the existing rater, of freight and insurance, at least half a million bushels more would have been shipped during December than there was.
      The Marine Review
      December 17, 1891


      Steam screw OAKWOOD.* U.S. No. 126717. Of 2,051 tons gross; 1,711 tons net. Built at West Bay City, Mich., in 1891. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 298.0 x 41.0 x 21.0 and a crew of 10. Freight service. Of 1,250 indicated horse power. Owned by Hubert Riley.
      * Formerly steam screw [a] CITY OF BERLIN, [b] CHARLES A. LUCK, [c] RICHLAND STAR.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1925


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last departure from Chicago
Date of Original:
1891
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McN.E.345
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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City of Berlin (Propeller), U126717, 17 Dec 1891