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Winnepeg (Propeller), U76012, 30 Apr 1906


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WILL BE REBUILT INTO LARGE LUMBER CARRIER.
Tonawanda, April 30. - The steamer WINNEPEG, owned by John J. Boland of Buffalo, left yesterday for Manitowoc to be transformed into a lumber carrying vessel. The WINNEPEG was formerly operated as a freighter by the Canadian - Fort William Line. The boat will be one of the largest lumber carriers on the lakes, having a capacity of nearly 1.400,000 feet.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Monday, April 30, 1906


Steam screw WINNIPEG.* U. S. No. 76012. Of 1,108 tons gross; 874 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1878. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 252.5 x 35.0 x 15.3 Freight service. Crew of 21. Of 525 indicated horsepower
      * Formerly steam screw JUNIATA
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1904
     
     
Steam screw JUNIATA. U. S. No. 76012. Of 1, 708.90 tons gross; 1,474.54 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1878. Home port, Erie, Pa. 252.5 x 35.0 x 15.3
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
     
     

Steam screw WEAVERCOAL. Official Canada No. 150840. Of 1,309 tons gross. 261 x 35 x 15. Bulk freighter. ex U. S. WINNIPEG untilL 1923, formerly JUNIATA. Sank Nontreal June 8, 1929.
      Preliminary List of Canadian Steamships
      Inland & Coastal, 1809 to 1930


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Newspaper
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altered to lumber vessel
Date of Original:
1906
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McN.E.7373
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Winnepeg (Propeller), U76012, 30 Apr 1906