The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Amasa Stone (Propeller), U201937, 25 Mar 1905

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On March 25 two 10,000 ton boats will be launched at Detroit. The Great Lakes Engineering Company will launch the JAMES E. DAVIDSON and the Detroit Shipbuilding Company will launch the AMASA STONE.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Monday, March 13, 1905

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      Two 10,000 Ton Vessels for Great Lakes Launched at Detroit
      Detroit, March 25. - Two 10,000 steel freighters of the Great Lakes were launched in the Detroit River today. The steamer AMASA STONE for Pickands, Mather & Co., of Cleveland, was launched at the Wyandotte yard of the American Shipbuilding Company, and the steamer JAMES E. DAVIDSON, built for the Tomlinson Line, took her initial plunge at the yard of the Great Lakes Engineering Works.
The STONE is 545 feet long and the DAVIDSON 524 feet. They are the largest ships ever constructed in the vicinity of Detroit.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Sunday, March 26, 1905

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At Detroit on Saturday last, two big steamers were launched, the AMASA STONE, built by Pickands, Mather & Company of Cleveland, at the Wyandotte yards, and the JAMES E. DAVIDSON at the Ecorse Yards of the Great Lakes Company. The DAVIDSON will be sailed by Capt. F. A. Fick and the STONE by Capt. George B. Mallory.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Tuesday, March 28, 1905

Steam screw AMASA STONE. U. S. No. 201937. Of 6,282 tons gross; 4,930 tons net. Built Wyandotte, Mich., 1905. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 525.0 x 55.2 x 31.0 Passenger service. Crew of 22. Of 1,800 indicated horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1906

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Amasa Stone (Propeller), U201937, 25 Mar 1905