The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Pioneer (Propeller), U150589, 7 Jan 1892


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Detroit, Mich., Jan. 7 - With five boats under way at the different yards of the Detroit Dry Dock Company, they are: No. 107 (PIONEER) for the Cleveland-Cliffs Company of Cleveland, Wm. G. Mather, president, a steel pig iron steamer 225 feet long, 35 feet wide and 17 + feet deep, with engines 19, 30 and 52 x 40 inches stroke; boilers 11 x 11; cost $117,000.
      The Marine Review
      January 7, 1892


The steel steamer being built at Chicago for the Cleveland Cliffs Mining Company will be known as the PIONEER, and the sister boat, building at Detroit, as the CADILLAC.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      April 1, 1892
     
     
      PIONEER * Built May 7,1892 Bulk Propeller - Steel
U. S. No. 150589 1123 gt - 774 nt 226.5' x 36.2' x 14.2'
* Renamed, (b) NATIRONCO - Can - 1913 (C 133741) Taken to coast, 1918.
      (c) SAN CARLO - Italy - 1922
      Detroit/Wyandotte Shipbuilding Master List
      Institute for Great Lakes Research
      Perrysburg, Ohio

     


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contract for construction
Date of Original:
1892
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McN.E.586
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Pioneer (Propeller), U150589, 7 Jan 1892