The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Gogebic (Propeller), U85977, 1 Oct 1887


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West Bay City.---The new propeller GOGEBIC, built at Wheeler's shipyard, was launched at ? o,clock last Saturday afternoon. She is 285 feet over all, 273 feet keel, 39 feet beam, 21 feet hold. She has atriple expansion engine 20, 32, and 52 inches, with 40 inch stroke; Scotch boilers, 10 by 12 feet, from S.F.Hodge & Co.,Detroit. Her net tonnage is 1,312 tons; cost $125,000; owned by the Mills Transportation Co.,who place her in the Lake Superior trade. She will be ready for sea October 5. Captain Alvin Neal will command her.
      The Marine Record
      Thurs. Oct. 6, 1887 p. 5



The propeller GOGEBIC, built by F.W. Wheeler of Bay City for the Mills Transprtation Co. was launched successfully last saturday and will go into commission this week, She is 280 feet over all, 275 feet keel and 40 feet beam
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Wednesday, October 5, 1887
     


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launch
Date of Original:
1887
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McN.E.2069
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Gogebic (Propeller), U85977, 1 Oct 1887