The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Auburn (Propeller), U3076, 15 Jul 1911


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REBUILDING VESSELS.
      Captain William H. Baker of Detroit, is converting the two steamers AUBURN and COMMODORE into tow barges. The boats, which are two of the oldest on the Great Lakes, have been lying on the bottom of the New York Central slip for several months.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Thursday, July 13, 1911

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The old steamer AUBURN was towed to dry dock yesterday, there her wheel was removed. Capt Baker is converting the vessel into a barge.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Thursday, July 20, 1911


Steam screw AUBURN.* U.S. No. 3076. Of 1,762 tons gross; 1,662 tons net. Built at Cleveland, Ohio in 1878. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 258.8 x 35.9 x 16.2 and 800 Nominal horse power.
      * Formerly steam screw BUFFALO.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1900
     


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Newspaper
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converting to tow-barge
Date of Original:
1911
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McN.E.6584
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Auburn (Propeller), U3076, 15 Jul 1911