Wissahickon (Propeller), U90598, 5 Mar 1885
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Buffalo - The steel arches, which are being put up on the prop. WISSAHICKON by the Union Drydock, in place of the old wooden ones, are a new venture in the art of shipbuilding, as well as a great improvement, as the new arches will not only be stronger, but they will weigh some 24 or 25 tons less than the old ones.
The Marine Record
March 5, 1885 1-2
Steam screw WISSAHICKON. U. S. No. 80598. Of 1,619.53 tons gross; 1,423.37 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y. 1876. Home port, Erie, Pa.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1884
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- arches of steel
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- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes