The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
William H. Barnum (Propeller), U80342, 1 Apr 1873


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On Saturday J.M. Jones launched from his shipyard in Springwells a fine steam vessel named W.H. BARNUM, built for Messrs. A.C. Burt and H.C. Ralph of Detroit. Her dimensions are as follows: Length of keel, 212 ft.; beam, 34 ft.; depth, 16 ft.; 1,000 tons measurement and will cost about $8,000. The steamer will ply between Esanaba, Cleveland and other ports.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      April 12, 1873 3-6



      Steam screw WILLIAM H. BARNUM. U. S. No. 80342. Of 1,212.51 tons gross; 1,058.68 tons net. Built at Detroit, Mich., in 1873. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 218.0 x 34.0 x 21.0 Of 600 nominal horse power.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1891


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launch, Detroit
Date of Original:
1873
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McN.E.5837
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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William H. Barnum (Propeller), U80342, 1 Apr 1873