The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Theodore Roosevelt (Propeller), U202941, 1 Apr 1906


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BIG LAKE STEAMERS TAKE THEIR FIRST DIP.
      The HARVEY D. GOULDER. A freighter, and ROOSEVELT, Passenger Boat, Launched.
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Lorain, O. March 31. - In the presence of 1000 spectators, the freight steamer HARVEY D. GOULDER was launched at the yards of the American Shipbuilding Company here today. The GOULDER is one of the largest freight carriers on the lakes. She is 545 feet long and 50 feet in width. She cost 400,000 and was built for the Hawgood-Avery Company.
      THEODORE ROOSEVELT LAUNCHED. Toledo, O., March 31. - The THEODORE ROOSEVELT, believed to be the fastest steamer on the Great Lakes, was launched today at the yards of the Toledo Shipbuilding Company. The steamer will ply between Chicago and Michigan City.
      Buffalo Sunday Morning News
      Sunday, April 1, 1906

Steam screw THEADORE ROOSEVELT. U. S. No. 202941. Of 1,955 tons gross; 1,330 tons net. Built Toledo O. 1906. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 275.6 x 40.0 x 23.4 Passenger service. Crew of 38. Of 5,000 indicated horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1909
     


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launch, Toledo
Date of Original:
1906
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McN.E.7367
Language of Item:
English
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William R. McNeil
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Theodore Roosevelt (Propeller), U202941, 1 Apr 1906