The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Swallow (Propeller), U115184, 15 Jul 1873


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The new steam barge launched recently at Trenton for D. Whitney Jr., of this city, has been named the SWALLOW, taking its origin from a swallow building its nest in a remote corner of the vessel's hull while building, and remaining there up to the time of the launching.
      Detroit Free Press
      July 15, 1873

      . . . . .

The new steam barge recently launched at Trenton for D. Whitney, Jr., of Detroit, has been named SWALLOW, because a swallow built its nest in a corner of the vessel's hold and remained there during the work of building.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      July 16, 1873 3-5



Steam screw SWALLOW. U. S. No. 115184. Of 256.67 tons gross; 203.42 tons net. Built Trenton, Mich., 1873. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 133.8 x 25.8 x 10.8 Of 175 Nominal horse-power
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891


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Newspaper
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vessel's name & launch
Date of Original:
1873
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McN.E.4078
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Swallow (Propeller), U115184, 15 Jul 1873