The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
William Livingstone (Propeller), U205186, 16 Apr 1908


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The stm. WM. LIVINGSTONE will be launched at the Ecorse yard of the Great Lakes Engineering Works on Saturday, April 25. She is building for the Mutual Steamship CO., of which G.A. Tomlinson, of Duluth is manager.
      The Marine Review
      April 16, 1908 31-3

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      TWO STEAMERS ADDED TO GREAT LAKES FLEET
The launching Saturday at the Ecorse plant of the Great Lakes Engineering Works of the steamer LIVINGSTONE, named for the president of the Lake Carriers' Association, attracted much attention all along the lakes. The new boat is 557 feet long and will carry 10,500 tons. Capt. D. P. Craine of Milwaukee will bring her out. Mrs. Livingstone christened the boat.
The steamer RUFUS P. RANNEY also was dropped into the water at the Superior yard of the American shipbuilding Company, Miss Elizabeth Ranney christening the boat. The RANNEY is building for the Triton Steamship Company. It is 440 feet long and 52 feet beam and will have a carrying capacity 7500 tons. Capt. Henry Stone of Cleveland will bring out the boat.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Sunday, April 26, 1908


Steam screw WILLIAM LIVINGSTONE. U.S. No. 205186. Of 6,634 tons gross; 4,927 tons net. Built at Ecorse, Mich., 1908. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 532.0 x 58.3 x 32.0 Freight service. Steel built. Crew of 26. Of 1,800 indicated horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1911


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launch, Ecorse
Date of Original:
1908
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McN.E.2617
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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William Livingstone (Propeller), U205186, 16 Apr 1908