The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
T. F. Newman (Barge), U59589, 12 Jun 1902


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The new wrecking lighter of the Great Lakes Towing Co. was launched at the Jenks Ship Building yard this afternoon. She has been named THOMAS F. NEWMAN as a compliment to the president of the company. She is 174 feet over all, 36 feet beam and 15 feet deep. She is without propelling power and will have only an auxiliary engine that will run the air compressors and handle the McMyler crane that will be on deck. On the upper deck there will be a railroad running from one end to the other over a continuous hatch 145 feet in length.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Thursday, June 12, 1902
     
     
Barge T.F. NEWMAN. U. S. No. 59589. Of 855 tons gross; 749 tons net. Built Port Huron, Mich., 1902. Home port, Duluth, Minn.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1903
     


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launch, Port Huron
Date of Original:
1902
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McN.E.7902
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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T. F. Newman (Barge), U59589, 12 Jun 1902