Arundell (Propeller), U105784, 16 May 1881
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Saturday afternoon the handsome new propeller built to the order of Mr. L.B. Fortier, to run on Niagara River with excursion parties, taking the place of the ARUNDELL, sold during the winter by Mr. Bell to parties at Bay City, was launched....
Buffalo Morning Express
May 16, 1881 4-6
Buffalo Courier. -- The steamer ARUNDELL, Capt. D. Cole, was bought last winter from David bell by Capt. Cole for $22,500. He has made extensive improvements and alterations on her. She has been supplied with a guard which has increased the width of her decks from 22 feet 6 inches to 28 feet. The iron bottom of the ARUNDELL has been carefull overhauled and about twenty tons of concrete have been placed between the frames under the floor, with a view to ballasting and stiffening. The machinery has been put in first-class condition, and Capt. Cole has expended some $10,000 in fitting up the boat. The ARUNDELL will run in Capt. Cole's line between Bay City and Alpena, which already comprises the steamers METROPOLIS, DUNLAP and DOVE.
Saturday, May 28, 1881
Steam screw ARUNDELL. U. S. 105784. Of 306.12 tons gross; 199.18 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1878. Home port, Port Huron. 136.6 x 23.4 x 11.0 and 220 nominal horse power.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891
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- sold & overhauled
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- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes