William H. Wolf (Propeller), U205180, 18 Apr 1908
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STEAMER W. H. WOLF CHRISTENED BY A BOY.
The launching of the steamer WILLIAM H. WOLF at the Lorain yards of the American Shipbuilding Company Saturday was notable in that an 8-year old boy, William H. Wolf, Jr., of Milwaukee, broke the bottle of champagne over the bows as the boat dropped into the water. The WOLF is building for the Gartland Steamship Company of Chicago. The boat is 524 feet long with a beam of 54 feet and a depth of 28 feet. Capt. J. H. Wanwig of Milwaukee will be in command. Capt. J. J. Brown of Buffalo was among the guests at the launching.
Buffalo Evening News
Monday, April 20, 1908
Steam screw WILLIAM H. WOLF. U. S. No. 205180. Of 6,281 tons gross; 4,767 tons net. Built Lorain, Ohio, 1908. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 504.0 x 54.0 x 30.0 Freight service. Steel built. Crew of 30. Of 1,600 indicated horsepower.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1911
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- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes