The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
J. Barber (Propeller), U12981, 9 Feb 1866


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VESSEL BUILDING AT MILWAUKEE. - We learn from the Milwaukee Wisconsin, . . . . At Allen, McLelland & Co.'s yard, they are building a scow calculated to carry 80,000 feet of lumber. She is nearly completed, and is built very staunch and strong.
      Near the scow lies the schooner THREE BELLS, which has just been rebuilt at a cost of $4,000.
The same firm are engaged in rebuilding the propeller J. BARBER, new ribs and planking taking the place of the old, in a most substantial manner, and when again afloat she will be as good as new. She will run to Manistee the coming season. The total cost of repairs on her, will amount to upwards of $7,000.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      February 9, 1866
     
     
Steam screw J. BARBER. U. S. No. 12981. Of 302.00 gross tons. Home port, Detroit, Mich.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871
     
     


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rebuilt, Milwaukee
Date of Original:
1866
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McN.E.4627
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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J. Barber (Propeller), U12981, 9 Feb 1866