The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
William J. Olcott (Propeller), U207790, 9 Jul 1910


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TWO STEEL FREIGHTERS LAUNCHED AT DETROIT.
      Detroit, July 9. - Two steel freighters were launched in the Detroit River today. At the Detroit Shipbuilding Company yards in Wyandotte, the steamer ALLEGHANY was dropped into the water and at the Ecorse the steamer W. J. OLCOTT, 607 feet long, was launched. The ALLEGHANY was built for the Anchor Line and is a sister ship of the CONEMAUGH. The OLCOTT was constructed for the Pittsburg Steamship Company of Cleveland.
      Buffalo Evening News
      July 10, 1910
     
     
Steam screw WILLIAM J. OLCOTT. U. S. No. 207790. Of 7,568 tons gross; 5,712 tons net. Built Ecorse, Mich., 1910. Home port, Duluth, Minn. 580.0 x 58.2 x 33.2 Of 1,800 indicated horse-power. Crew of 24
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1911
     


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Newspaper
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launch, Ecorse
Date of Original:
1910
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McN.E.4834
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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William J. Olcott (Propeller), U207790, 9 Jul 1910