The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Omaha (Propeller), 10 Sep 1887


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Milwaukee - The steamship OMAHA was launched at the Milwaukee shipyard this
afternoon. She is owned by a syndicate of Milwaukee vesselmen, and cost about $80,000. She is 215 feet keel, 230 feet overall, 35 feet beam and 20 hold. She has a fore and aft compound engine, cylinders 22 and 40 inches, with 40 inch stroke. Her boiler is of steel 10 by 16 feet. She is built after the model of the VERONICA with an unusually pretty stern. She is provided with all modern improvements including a Providence windlass. Her capacity is about 65,000 bushels of wheat. Captain Gibbs, one of her owners, will sail her
      The Marine Record
      Thursday, September 15, 1887 p.1

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launch
Date of Original:
1887
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Local identifier:
McN.E.3157
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Omaha (Propeller), 10 Sep 1887