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George W. Bissell (Propeller), U10665, 4 May 1866


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New Propeller For The Toledo And Saginaw Trade. -- The Detroit Post notices a new propeller built for Messrs. Kelly & Rust, for the Toledo & Saginaw trade, and which is now receiving her machinery at that port. The vessel has been named the GEORGE W. BISSELL, and is of the following dimensions: Length, 160 feet; beam, 26 feet; depth of hold, 10 feet 2 inches; burthen, 490 tons, old measurement. She is a good model, built of the best material, and well fastened; has no upper cabin, being intended exclusively for freight. She draws about 4 1/2 feet water, light, and will draw 9 1/2 feet loaded. The machinery is new. The engine is high pressure, with a cylinder 22 by 24 inches.
The GEORGE W. BISSELL is to be commanded by Capt. Pringle, an old and well known commander. A consort of the BISSELL, owned by the same parties is nearly ready to receive her machinery.
      Toledo Blade
      May 4, 1866
     
     
     
Steam screw GEORGE W. BISSELL. U. S. No. 10665. Of 278 tons gross. Built Marine City, Mich., 1866. First home port, Detroit, Mich. -- DISPOSITION, Rig changed to Barge, March 31, 1871
      Merchant Steam Vessels of the U. S. A.
      The Lytle - Holdcamper List, 1790 - 1868
     


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Newspaper
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new vessel, Detroit
Date of Original:
1866
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McN.E.7584
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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George W. Bissell (Propeller), U10665, 4 May 1866