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City of Concord (Propeller), U5538, 20 Jul 1868


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The Northern Transportation Co.'s new prop. CITY OF CONCORD is the second steamer built by the company under the present increase of capital. The following are her dimensions: Length over all, 150 ft.; breadth of beam, 26 ft. 4 inches; depth of hold 12 ft., and is about 450 tons burthen, new measurement. She is built after the same model as the OSWEGTECHIE, LOWELL and BROOKLYN, of the same line, with such improvements as experience suggested, one of which has been the lengthening of the cabin giving extra room in that quarter, and also raising the pilot house some 18 or 20 inches. Being built somewhat fuller than the older steamer of the line, the carrying capacity will be increased from 25 to 40 tons, which will make quite a difference in the seasons business. The CONCORD is provided with a new and powerful engine, having 26 inch diameter of cylinder and 36 inch stroke.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      July 20, 1868



TWO NEW PROPELLERS. -- Named the CONCORD and the ST. ALBANS, were, a few days ago, launched at Cleveland for the Northern Transportation Co. The CONCORD is of the following dimensions:-Length overall, 150 feet; width of beam, 26 feet 4 inches; depth of hold, 12 feet; measuring about 450 tons. The ST. ALBANS is somewhat smaller than the CONCORD, but in other respects the two boats are nearly alike. The engines are of the same size and were built by the same parties. Overall the ST. ALBANS measures 144 feet; she has 26 feet 2 inch beam; and 14 feet hold and her measurement will be about 430 tons.
      Chicago Tribune
      Wednesday, July 22, 1868
     
     
     
Steam screw CITY OF CONCORD. U. S. No. 5538. Of 385 tons gross; 282 tons net. Built Cleveland, Ohio, 1868. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 135.2 x 25.8 x 11.0 Crew of 11. Freight service. Of 380 indicated horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1906
     


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new vessel
Date of Original:
1868
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McN.E.427
Language of Item:
English
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William R. McNeil
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City of Concord (Propeller), U5538, 20 Jul 1868