The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Avon (Propeller), U105733, 17 Apr 1900


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North Tonawanda, April 16 - The stms. AVON and W.H. STEVENS of the Union Transit Co. are undergoing repairs to machinery and boilers here. Owing to the strike of boiler makers and iron ship builders at Buffalo the vessels were forced to come here to have the work done. John Mahar, proprietor of the Mahar Engine & Boiler Works of Tonawanda, has the contract for the work which will amount to about $6,000.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      April 17, 1900 2-4


Steam screw AVON. U. S. No. 105733. Of 1702.33 tons gross; 1538.84 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1877. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 251.1 x 35.4 x 15.1. Of 500 nominal horse-power.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
     
     


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machinery repaired
Date of Original:
1900
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McN.E.886
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Avon (Propeller), U105733, 17 Apr 1900