The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Pearl (Steamboat), U150032, 27 Jul 1893


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If the stm. PEARL returns to Buffalo, which she is likely to do, her old friends will hardly know her. She has been painted, according to one who recently saw her, in all colors of the rainbow. She has been given new decks, guards and guard beams, repairs costing in all $6,000 and $7,000. Besides these repairs the World's Fair Transportation Co. paid the Crystal Beach people $9,000 in cash for the boat. If the boat does come back the Crystal Beach Steamboat Co. will not have made such a bad bargain after all.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      July 27, 1893 7-4

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Steam paddle PEARL. U.S. No. 150032. Of 551.66 tons gross; 405.12 tons net. Built at Detroit, Mich., in 1875. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 177.0 x 28.8 x 10.0 and 400 Nominal horse power.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1891


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Newspaper
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returning to Buffalo
Date of Original:
1893
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Local identifier:
McN.E.3270
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Pearl (Steamboat), U150032, 27 Jul 1893