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Relief (Tug), 7 Jan 1881


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Vermillion, Jan 6. -- J. C. Gilchrist & Co., have purchased the tug RELIEF from Evans & Son, of Tonawanda, for $8,000 cash. The RELIEF is 140 feet keel and 24 feet beam. She will be used to tow the schooners MARSH, FITZHUGH, HAVANA, and FLORIDA, in the iron trade.
      Cleveland Herald
      Friday, January 7, 1881

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RELIEF, 267 tons. Built Buffalo, April 1855 by Van Slyke & Notter. Owned by Gilchrist et al. Home port, Vermillion. Valued at $12,000. Class A 2½. Remarks - Tug - Arches inside '76 - New deck & engine '80.
      Inland Lloyds Vessel Classification, 1882


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new owners
Date of Original:
1881
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Local identifier:
McN.E.8877
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Relief (Tug), 7 Jan 1881