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St. Albans (Propeller), 22 Jul 1868


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The launching of the ST. ALBANS took place on Saturday (7/18). She is somewhat smaller than the CONCORD, but in other respects the 2 boats are very nearly alike. The engines are of the same size and were built by the same parties. Over all the St. Albans measures 144 ft. She has 26 ft. 2 inches beam, 12 ft. hold, and her measurements will be about 450 tons. She was built by Laffanier, Drake & Co.
      Detroit Free Press
      July 22, 1868



TWO NEW PROPELLERS. -- Named the CONCORD and the ST. ALBANS, were, a few days ago, launched at Cleveland for the Northern Transportation Co. The CONCORD is of the following dimensions:-Length overall, 150 feet; width of beam, 26 feet 4 inches; depth of hold, 12 feet; measuring about 450 tons. The ST. ALBANS is somewhat smaller than the CONCORD, but in other respects the two boats are nearly alike. The engines are of the same size and were built by the same parties. Overall the ST. ALBANS measures 144 feet; she has 26 feet 2 inch beam; and 14 feet hold and her measurement will be about 430 tons.
      Chicago Tribune
      Wednesday, July 22, 1868


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launch, Cleveland
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1868
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McN.E.3918
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English
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William R. McNeil
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St. Albans (Propeller), 22 Jul 1868