The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Robert Fulton (Propeller), U111129, 30 Jul 1896


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The SIR WILLIAM FAIRBAIRN, the first of the Rockfeller steamers which the Detroit Dry-dock company has under contract, will be launched in about ten days. The second one which they are building, the ROBERT FULTON, is well along and will also be ready for launching in a few weeks. The work is being pushed day and night, over 1,000 men being employed.
      Milwaukee Wisconsin
      July 30, 1896

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The steamer ROBERT FULTON of the Rockfeller Fleet, will be launched this afternoon, at Detroit.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Thursday, September 10, 1896
     
     
Steam screw ROBERT FULTON. U. S. No.111129. Built Wyandotte, Mich,1896. Of 4,219 tons. 424.6 x 45.8 x 27.8.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S. 1899
     
     


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building, Detroit
Date of Original:
1896
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McN.E.6357
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Robert Fulton (Propeller), U111129, 30 Jul 1896