The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
(Propeller), 21 Nov 1876


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      The keel of a new iron steamer has just been laid at the shipyard of David Bell. The frames are now being placed, and will nearly all be in position by the wnd of the week. The vessel will be 145 ft. long, 23 1/2 ft. beam, and have 10 ft. 8 inch hold. She will have 2 engines 28 x 28, and a large returnflue boiler. The wheel will be 8 ft. 8 inches in diameter. She will have a main and promenade deck. Her model is a fine one and calculated to give her great speed. She is designed for pleasure service on the Niagara River and will accommodate about a 1,000 passengers. She is expected to make 16 miles an hour under ordinary steam pressure, and will be ready for business at the opening of navigation in the spring.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 21, 1876 3-2


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new vessel Buffalo
Date of Original:
1876
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McN.E.6219
Language of Item:
English
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William R. McNeil
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(Propeller), 21 Nov 1876