The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Pilgrim (Propeller), U150524, 18 Jul 1892

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The excursion stmr. PILGRIM will this week be fitted with an electric search light of 1,400 candle power. The PILGRIM is the first Buffalo boat and the second vessel on the lakes, not belonging to the government, to be equipped with this useful appliance. With it there can be no danger of collision at night, a its rays can render objects visible a mile in any direction.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      July 18, 1892 2-1

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      The electric search light on the PILGRIM is in position and will be ready for use in a day or two.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      July 19, 1892 2-1

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      Steam screw PILGRIM. U. S. No. 150524. Of 261.13 gross tons; 209.14 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1891. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 113.7 x 26.0 x 7.9 Of 200 nominal horsepower [estimated]
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1892

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Pilgrim (Propeller), U150524, 18 Jul 1892