The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Charles Weston (Propeller), U203184, 16 May 1906

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Two big freighters will be launched at lake yards today. The stm. MICHIGAN, launching for the Cleveland Cliffs Iron Co. will be dropped into the waterthis afternoon at the Ecorse yard of the Great Lakes Engineering Works. The ship will be christened by Miss Elissa Warner, daughter of Gov. Warner of Michigan, who will attend the launching.
The stm. CHARLES WESTON will be launched at the Bay City yard of the American Shipbuilding Co. at noon. Miss Mary E. Weston of Buffalo will be sponsor. The WESTON is launching for the Niagara Transit Co.
      Cleveland Plain Dealer
      May 26, 1906 10-1

      Steam screw CHARLES WESTON. U. S. No. 203184. Of 6,996 tons gross; 5,511 tons net. Built at West Bay City, Mich., in 1906. Home port, Niagara Falls, N.Y. 549.0 x 56.0 x 26.6 Freight service. Crew of 24. Of 2,000 indicated horse power. Steel built.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1906.
      CHARLES WESTON.* Built May 26, 1906 Bulk Propeller -Steel
U. S. No. 203184 6996 gt -5511 nt 549' x 56' x 26.6'
* Renamed (b) J. LEONARD REPLOGLE - US -1916
      (c) SAUCON -US -1925
Scrapped at Hamilton, Ont., in 1946.
      Frank Wheeler & Co., West Bay City Shipbuilding Master List
      Institute for Great Lakes Research
      Perrysburg, Ohio

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Charles Weston (Propeller), U203184, 16 May 1906