The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
R. W. England (Propeller), U200948, 4 May 1904

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The steamer R. W. ENGLAND will be launched at the yards of the Great Lakes Shipbuilding Company of Detroit next Thursday.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Saturday, April 30, 1904

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Three boats are to be launched today, the R. W. ENGLAND at Detroit, the SAHARA at Lorain and the INDIANAPOLIS at Toledo.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Thursday, May 5, 1904

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The propeller SAHARA was launched at Lorain yesterday and the propeller R. W. ENGLAND was launched at Detroit.
The Indiana Transportation Company's new steamer the INDIANAPOLIS, was launched at Toledo yesterday before a large crowd, including many distinguished persons
      Buffalo Evening News
      Friday, May 6, 1904

The engines from the V.H. KETCHUM when she became a barge in 1904/5 were put in the R.W. ENGLAND
      Herman Runge Notes

Steam screw R.W. ENGLAND. U. S. No. 200948. Of 3,887 tons gross; 2,935 tons net. Built Ecorse, Mich., 1904. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 362.8 x 50.2 x 29.0 Steel built. Passenger service. Crew of 21. 900 indicated horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1906

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R. W. England (Propeller), U200948, 4 May 1904