The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Alanson Sumner (Tug), 27 Apr 1872


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The ALANSON SUMNER, a new tug, was launched at Oswego, Thursday (4/25). Her dimensions are: Length over all 139 ft., which is within 4 ft. of the longest craft oassing the Welland Canal; breadth of beam 24 ft.; depth of hold 11 ft. 6 inches, which makes it deeper than ordinary schooners by 6 inches; and will draw 9 1/2 ft. of water. The cost of the SUMNER will be not far from $10,000.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      April 27, 1872 3-6


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launch Oswego
Date of Original:
1872
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McN.E.4033
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Alanson Sumner (Tug), 27 Apr 1872