The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Alleghany (Propeller), U379, 5 Apr 1873


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The propeller ALLEGHANY has undergone a reconstruction at Algonac during the past winter, and is converted into a steam barge all her upper cabin work having been entirely removed, and the vessel is now comparitively new. She has been 16 years on the lakes and was launched originally at Milwaukee in 1856. She registers 582 tons old measurement.
      Detroit Free Press
      April 5, 1873

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      The propeller ALLEGHANY has been converted into a steam barge. She was launched at Milwaukee in 1856 and was of 583 tons, old measurement.
      Chicago Inter-Ocean
      April 9, 1873
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Steam screw ALLEGHANY. U. S. No. 379. Of 601 tons gross. Built Milwaukee, Wis., 1856. First home port, Buffalo, N.Y. DISPOSITION. -- Stranded Summer Island, Lake Michigan, Oct., 1896. Refloated but found unfit for service. Abandoned 1897.
      Merchant Steam Vessels of the U. S. A.
      Lytle - Holdcamper List, 1790 to 1868 . . . . .


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rebuilt
Date of Original:
1873
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McN.E.418
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Alleghany (Propeller), U379, 5 Apr 1873