China (Propeller), U5972, 17 Feb 1905
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STEAMER CHINA OF BUFFALO SOLD.
Anchor Line Sells Vessel To Jacques & Co. of Montreal.
(by G. N. W. Telegraph.)
TORONTO. Feb. l7.--The announcement is made from an authoritative source that the fleet of steamers coming into the local harbor will have an acquisition this coming season in the CHINA of the Anchor line, which for some years past has been on the route between Buffalo and points on the upper lakes. The CHINA, it is stated, has been acquired by the Jacques interests in Montreal and will be placed on a route taking in Montreal, Toronto, Detroit and Cleveland as a passenger and freight boat. She will be run in connection with the steamers of the Merchant's line.
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J. C. Evans, the Buffalo representative of the Anchor Line, said concerning the above:
"It is true that A. C. Jacques & Co. of Montreal have bought the boat. The CHINA has not yet changed hands, but, the transfer will be consummated March 1. The boat is not to come to Buffalo."
Buffalo Evening News
Friday, February 17, 1905
Steam screw CHINA. U. S. No. 5972. Of 1,239.26. Home port, Erie, Pa.
Merchant Steam Vessels, U. S., 1871
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- William R. McNeil
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