The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Fayette Brown (Propeller), U120682, 16 May 1887

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The stm. FAYETTE BROWN, which was launched at Wyandotte last Saturday, is 266 ft. long over all, 40 ft. beam, 21 3/4 ft. hold. She has a triple expansion engine with cylinders of 20, 30 and 52 inches and 40 inch stroke; 2 scotch boilers 11 by 11 ft. each, to carry 150 pounds steam. She has steam stearing gear, capstan and windlass. She is 3 masted. Her hull is composite.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      May 16, 1887 1-10

Steam screw FAYETTE BROWN. U. S. No. 120682. Of 2,080 tons gross; 1,217 tons net. Built Wyandotte, Mich., 1887. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 306.3 x 40.0 x 18.0 Crew of 18. Of 1,000 indicated horsepower. Composite built.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1906

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Fayette Brown (Propeller), U120682, 16 May 1887