The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
J. W. Steinhoff (Propeller), 15 Jul 1886


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The stm. J.W. STEINHOFF, is to run as a ferry between the foot of Hertel Ave., Lower Black Rock, and Barrett's dock at the International Bridge. The docks on both sides have been greatly extended to accommodate her. The steamer was inspected on Monday last, and begins her regular trips today, the 15th inst. Mr. R.G. Barrett is owner, and Capt. McDougall, who formerly commanded the ferry boat NIAGARA is for the present to have charge of her. The STEINHOFF is a high pressure steamer of 120 horse power, 123.5 ft. in length, 205.55 tonnage and was built at Chatham in 1874. She has recently been rebuilt from the water line, and has undergone thorough repairs, repaintied, etc. She can carry two loads of hay and several rigs.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      July 15, 1886 3-1


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new ferry boat
Date of Original:
1886
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McN.E.3975
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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J. W. Steinhoff (Propeller), 15 Jul 1886