The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
James C. Wallace (Propeller), 1 Feb 1905


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The time of launching the big propeller JAMES C. WALLACE at the Lorain yards of the American Shipbuilding Company has been postponed to some date in March. The boat is being built for the Acme Steamship Company, of which A. V. Wolvin is president, and it was intended to launch her on Feb. 14. Unforeseen circumstances have necessitated the postponement.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Friday, February 10, 1905

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      The Acme Steamship Company's big new propeller JAMES C. WALLACE, being built at the American Shipbuilding Company's yard at Lorain, was successfully launched yesterday. She is one of the largest on the lakes and will have a capacity of 10,000 tons. The boat was christened by Lydia Wallace, daughter of James C. Wallace, president of the American Shipbuilding Company.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Friday, March 10, 1905
     
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JAMES C. WALLACE, hull No. 334. Launched March 9, 1905, from the Lorain Yard of the American Shipbuilding Co. A steel- bulk propeller of 5733 gross tons; 4438 net tons.
532' x 52' x 30' U.s. No. 2011821.
      Disposition -- Towed to Genoa, Italy, in 1962 for scrapping.
      "Shipbuilding Master List"


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building & launch, Lorain
Date of Original:
1905
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McN.E.7310
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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James C. Wallace (Propeller), 1 Feb 1905