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Lycoming (Propeller), U140416, 13 Apr 1906


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LYCOMING REBUILT INTO LUMBER CARRIER.
Tonawanda, April 13. -- James O'Connor, owner of the steamer LYCOMING, being rebuilt from a packet boat into a lumber carrier, says that the vessel will be ready to leave Buffalo on its first trip in the lumber trade the latter part of next week. The LYCOMING will have a capacity of nearly 1,200,000 feet of lumber. The steamer and its consort, MELVILLE BACON, will carry 1,800,000 each trip.
      Buffalo Evening News
      April 13, 1906



      LYCOMING Built August 14, 1880 Package Freight Propeller - Sub-contracted to Frederick N. Jones. Wood
U. S. No. 140416 1609 gt -1423 nt 251' x 36' x 15.3'
Reduced to bulk propeller in 1905.
Struck west pier at Rondeau, Ontario, Lake Erie, and burned, October 22, 1910.
      Frank Wheeler & Co., West Bay City Shipbuilding Master List
      Institute for Great Lakes Research
      Perrysburg, Ohio


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becomes lumber carrier
Date of Original:
1906
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McN.E.7370
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Lycoming (Propeller), U140416, 13 Apr 1906