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
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- William R. McNeil
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