The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
America (Tug), U107302, 29 Jul 1897


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The tug which was built for the Erie Tug Co. of Erie by the Union Drydock Co. of this city was launched yesterday afternoon at the drydock on Ganson St. The tug is 85 ft. long 24 ft. beam and 11 1/2 ft. hold. She has a compound engine with a 28 inch stroke. Her principal owner, it is said, is William H. Hill of the Erie Tug Co. She has been named the AMERICA. She will be a valuable addition to the tug fleet of Erie, whither she will be taken so soon as the finishing touches are put upon her by her builders.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      July 29, 1897 3-1



AMERICA Built July 28, 1897 Steam Tug- Steel
U. S. No. 107302 123 gt - 83 nt 80.2' x 21' x 12.3'
      Union Dry Dock, Buffalo, Shipbuilding Master List
      Institute for Great Lakes Research
      Perrysburg, Ohio


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launch, Buffalo
Date of Original:
1897
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McN.E.779
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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America (Tug), U107302, 29 Jul 1897