Oliver Mitchell (Schooner), U19406, 29 Jan 1898
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Buffalo, Jan. 29 - Among the vessels wintering at Black Rock are the schrs. GEORGE G. HOUGHTON, G.W. JOHNSON, TYPO, ISHPEMING, A.J. ROGERS, OLIVER MITCHELL and stm. SAGINAW VALLEY. Capt. Thomas M. Ryan, who is interested in the SAGINAW VALLEY, JOHNSON, TYPO and ROGERS, is repairing them extensively. The SAGINAW VALLEY is being cut down into a single decker and may go into the lumber trade. The JOHNSON is breaking the record for receiving steam power again, after having had it taken out and running as a towbarge some years. The TYPO is receiving, deck, rail stanchions covering board etc. The ROGERS is being overhauled, and the HOUGHTON will at least take a general overhauling.
January 29, 1898
Schooner OLIVER MITCHELL. U. S. No. 19406. Of 320 tons gross; 304 tons net. Built Algomac, Mich., 1874. Home port, Oswego, N.Y. 136.7 x 25.6 x 11.4
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1899
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- William R. McNeil
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