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Daniel B. Meacham (Propeller), U205349, 25 Jun 1908


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THE DAVID B. MEACHAM IAUNCHING JUNE 25.
North Tonawanda, June 6. - William M. Mills, manager of the Frontier Steamship Company of North Tonawanda, yesterday announced that the 550-foot steel freight steamer building at the Ecorse yards of the Great Lates Engineering Works, should be launched on Thursday, June 25, and would be christened the DAVID B. MEACHAM, by Miss Eliza Kennedy, daughter of Julian Kennedy, the famous Pittaburg engineer. David B. Meacham, after whom the boat is named. Is a resident of Cincinnati, and a member of the firm of Rogers, Brown & Company. The American Association of Mechanical Engineers, whose national convention will be held at Detroit during the week that the launching takes place, has accepted an invitation to be present.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Saturday, June 6, 1908

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      STEAMER MEACHAM HITS THE WATER TOMORROW
North Towanda, June 24. -- The big bulk steel freight steamer DANIEL B. MEACHAM, built for the Frontier Steamship Company of North Tonawanda, will be launched at noon tomorrow at the Ecorse yards of the Great Lakes Engineering Works. A large number of Tonawanda and Buffalo guests will leave BuIlalo by steamer for Detroit this evening. Miss Eliza Kennedy of Pittsburg will be the sponsor, christening the boat after Daniel B. Meacham of Cincinnati, a member of the firm of Rogers, Brown & Co.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Wednesday, June 24, 1908
     
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      STR. MEACHAM LAUNCHED FOR TONAWANDA COMPANY.
      More than 1,000 persons witnessed the successful launching of the steamer DAVID B. MEACHAM for the Frontier Steamship Company of North Tonawanda at the Ecorse yards of the Great Lakes Engineering Company yesterday. Capt. Thomas Denning will bring her out next month. The boat will carry 10,000 tons.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Friday, June 26, 1908


      Steam screw DANIEL B. MEACHAM.* U. S. No. 205349. Of 6,971 tons gross; 5,482 tons net. Built at Ecorse, Mich., in 1908. Home port, Niagara Falls, N.Y. 530.0 x 56.2 x 32.0 Freight service. Crew of 27. Of 1,800 indicated horse power. Steel built.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1909 [steam vessels]


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launch, Ecorse
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1908
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McN.E.7447
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English
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William R. McNeil
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Daniel B. Meacham (Propeller), U205349, 25 Jun 1908