The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Centurion (Propeller), U126994, 23 Mar 1899


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Sales of lake vessel property other than the Wolvin steamers, referred to elsewhere in this issue, include a controlling interest in the steel steamer CENTURION, which has just passed to Mr. W.G. Mather of the Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Co. The CENTURION, built by F. W. Wheeler & Co. in 1893, is not now among the largest freighters, but she is a well built ship that cost $265,000 when built and may readily be lengthened so as to greatly increase her capacity. Arrangements are also being made whereby the steamer GLOBE, which is being lengthened at the works of the Globe company, will very probably be sold to Cleveland parties within the next few days.
      The Marine Review
      March 23, 1899


The recent sale of a controlling interest in the steamer CENTURION to Mr. W.G. Mather of Cleveland, was on a basis of about $160,000 for the entire vessel.
      The Marine Review
      March 30, 1899



Steam screw CENTURION. U. S. No. 126994. Of 3,401 gross tons; 2,718 tons net. Built West Bay City, Mich., 1893. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 360.0 x 45.2 x 21.9
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1899
     


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vessel sale
Date of Original:
1899
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McN.E.8012
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Centurion (Propeller), U126994, 23 Mar 1899