The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Hecla (Propeller), U95684., 4 Apr 1882


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A new double-deck steam barge, built by the Union Drydock Co., was launched in their yard on Buffalo Creek yesterday afternoon. The barge has a three-and-aft schooner rig. She was built for Mr. James Ash of this city, and is chartered to run between Marquette and Cleveland. Her dimensions are as follows: Length over all, 239 ft.,; beam 34 ft. 6 inches; depth of hold 18 ft. The engine is a fore-and-aft compound, built by the King Iron Works. The boilers are furnished by Riter Bros. The boat, which will be finished in about 3 weeks, is named the HECLA.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      April 4, 1882 4-7


Steam screw HECLA. U. S. No. 95684. Of 1,110.26 tons gross; 908.63 tons net. Built Buffalo 1882. Home port, Ogdensburg. 224.0 x 34.3 x 17.6
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891
     


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launch Buffalo
Date of Original:
1882
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McN.E.2228
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Hecla (Propeller), U95684., 4 Apr 1882