The Chicago Shipbuilding Company will launch the steamers MINNEAPOLIS and St. PAUL Saturday, April 24th. They will be owned by R.R. Rhodes of Cleveland and will be on the Soo Line between Gladstone and Buffalo carrying flour and merchandise.
Chicago Inter Ocean
April 16, 1897
Steam screw MINNEAPOLIS. U. S. No. 92769. Of 2,029 tons gross; 1,221 tons net. Built at South Chicago, Ill., in 1897. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 238.0 x 42.2 x 22.2 Steel built.
Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1897. [steam vessels]
Steam screw MINNEAPOLIS. U.S. No. 92769. Of 2029 tons. Built South Chicago 1897 by the Chicago Shipbuilding Co. Of 238.0 x 42.2 x 22.2. became Cuban Dec. 20, 1919 and renamed RAMON MARIMON, back to U. S. Registry in 1923 and renamed BURLINGTON. Stranded at Holland Mich., June 12, 1936
Herman Runge Notes
Steam screw BURLINGTON.* U. S. No. 93769. Of 2,029 tons gross; 1,221 tons net. Built at South Chicago, Ill., in 1897. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 238.0 x 42.2 x 22.2 and a crew of 25. Freight service. Of 700 indicated horse power. Steel built. Owned by Rutland - Lake Michigan Transit Co. [Del.]
* Former steam screw [a]MINNEAPOLIS, [b] Cuban steam screw RAMON MARIMON.
Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1925
NOTE:- The number for MINNEAPOLIS is given from 1897 to 1911 as 92769. She re-appears as BURLINGTON in 1925 with the number as 93769 this number is repeated in 1927, 1928 and back again to the correct number of 92769 in 1931. The error made in 1925 was carried forward in the 1927 and 28 merchant vessel Lists.