The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
M. M. Drake (Propeller), 23 Jun 1879


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The new canal tug M.M. DRAKE, named after the Superintendent of the Union Dock Company's yards, has made her appearance in the harbor and attracts much favorable comment. She is owned by Capt. J.B. Blake and Mr. W.L. Day, the former of whom is her master and the latter the engineer. Her dimensions are given as follows: Length over all, 48 feet 6 inches; breadth, 12 feet 4 inches; depth of hold, 5 feet 6 inches. Her engines were built by Sutton Brothers and have 14 x 14 cylinders. Her owners value her at $3,500.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Monday, June 23, 1879

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canal tug's description
Date of Original:
1879
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McN.E.1696
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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M. M. Drake (Propeller), 23 Jun 1879