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W. R. Burt (Steamboat), U80763, 15 Apr 1877


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The W. R. BURT is the name of a new steamer which was to be launched yesterday on Saginaw River to take the place of the DANIEL BALL burned last fall. The length of the keel is 150 feet; over-all, 154 feet; breadth of beam, including guards, 39 feet. She is considered a fine specimen of marine architecture and is expected to be ready for business next month. Robert Medler will be her captain, H. W. Booth, clerk, and Hormon Gregory, engineer.
      Cleveland Herald
      April 16, 1877
     
     
     
Steam paddle WELLINGTON R. BURT. U. S. No. 80763. Of 252.94 tons gross; 218.22 tons net. Built East Saginaw, Mich., 1877. Home port, Sandusky, O. 154.0 x 23.0 x 6.5 Of 400 Nominal horse-power.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1895
     


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launch, Saginaw River
Date of Original:
1877
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McN.E.4930
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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W. R. Burt (Steamboat), U80763, 15 Apr 1877