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Victory (Propeller), U161758, 29 Jun 1895


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Will be the largest vessel on the lakes. -- The VICTORY will be launched at Chicago, June 29. She will be the largest vessel on the lakes, measuring 405 feet over all, or 19 feet longer than the NORTH LAND, and 45 feet beam. Three weeks later the ZENITH CITY will be launched in the same yards. She will have the same dimensions as the VICTORY, except that her water ballast tank will be five feet, or six inches less than the VICTORY. It is expected that the VICTORY will be in commission by August 1, and the ZENITH CITY three weeks later. The VICTORY will be owned by the Inter-Lake Company; the ZENITH CITY by the Zenith Transportation Company.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Monday, June 17, 1895 6 - 2
     
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      LARGEST VESSEL ON THE LAKES.
      The Victory, to be Launched Today at Chicago, 10 Feet Longer Than NORTHLAND
Chicago, June 29. -- The VICTORY will be launched here today. She will be the largest vessel on the lakes, measuring 405 feet overall, or 12 feet longer that the NORTH LAND, and 45 feet beam.
      Three weeks later the ZENITH CITY will be launched at the same yards. She will have the same dimensions as the VICTORY. It is expected that the VICTORY will be in commission by August. The VICTORY will be owned by the Inter-Lake Company; the ZENITH CITY by the Zenith Transportation Company.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Saturday, June 29, 1895
     

     
Steam screw VICTORY. U. S. No. 161758. Of 3,774 tons gross; 3,339 tons net. Built Chicago, Ill., 1895. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 387.5 x 48.3 x 22.5 Freight service. Crew of 21. Of 1,500 indicated horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1904


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launch, Chicago
Date of Original:
1895
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McN.E.6581
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Victory (Propeller), U161758, 29 Jun 1895