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
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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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- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes