The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
George B. Dickson (Propeller), U85501, 31 Aug 1877


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A new vessel tug called the GEORGE B. DICKSON has just been built for Messrs. Gibson & Craig for Sutton & Wood, of this city. This new craft is 65 feet long, 14 feet 8 inches beam and 8 feet hold, the engine being 16 x 18 inches. She cost $7,000. Captain Joseph Wolfe, late of the tug CROWELL, has been appointed master, and the DICKSON will run in opposition to the Association.
      Cleveland Herald
      August 31, 1877
     
     
Steam screw GEORGE B. DICKSON. U. S. No. 85501. Of 32.71 tons gross; 16.85 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1876. Home port, Marine City, Mich. Of 56 nominal horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1884
     


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new tug, Buffalo
Date of Original:
1877
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McN.E.4608
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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George B. Dickson (Propeller), U85501, 31 Aug 1877