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Fannie Tuthill (Tug), 12 Mar 1881


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Vessel Repairing at Cleveland This Spring.
      The propeller V. H. KETCHUM has had her boiler raised from the hold and put on the main deck and reversed, together with other repairs; cost $5,000.
      The propeller WOCOKEN is receiving an iron arch inside, 150 feet long and 26 inches wide, and 1 inch thick; expense, $800 to $1,000.
      The propeller COFFINBERRY is undergoing the usual spring repairs at a cost of from $1,000 to $2,000.
      The propeller D. M. WILSON is calking, etc.; cost $500.
      The propeller H. B. TUTTLE received repairs to the extent of $1,000.
      The propeller SELAH CHAMBERLAIN is repairing at a cost of about $2,500.
      The propeller RALEIGH is repairing her boiler, besides getting a new crown sheet, at an expense of about $700.
      The propeller ONTONAGON is also going to repair, besides several others which are anxious to go into the dry dock and be examined.
      The schooner SOUTHWEST gets a new deck, new beams, etc., for $1,500.
      The bark CONSTITUTION is receiving a thorough overhauling at an expense of about $2,000.
      The schooner CAMDEN is undergoing a general overhauling at a cost of $1,000.
      The schooner MINNIE DAVIS has undergone extensive repairs.
      The schooner EMMA A. MAYS get a new forward deck, and forcastle repairs, for $400.
      The schooner EMMA C. HUTCHINSON received a general overhauling, and has rigging work done; cost $3,000.
      The schooner FRED A. MORSE is undergoing a general overhauling and getting new decks, stc.; expense $3,000.
      The schooner GOSHAWK is getting a general overhauling; her bows have been renewed, and new spars have been put in; cost $3,000.
      The schooner C. J. MAGILL has received considerable overhauling, new topmast rigging and steadstays, at a cost of about $2,000.
      The schooner SELKIRK get a new deck, new deck-beams, and new hatches; cost $1,000.
      The schooner PENSAUKEE is repairing, and will continue to do so until navigation opens. Her expense will be about $2,000 or $3,000.
      The schooner NEGAUNEE is undergoing repairs at an expense of about $1,500.
      The schooner FAYETTE BROWN get a new rail, new stanchions, etc., for $500.
      The schooner JOHN O'NEILL receives repairs to the hull at an expense of $2,000.
      Among other things, the schooner CASCADE get new wire rigging at a cost of $200.
      The schooner F. M. KNAPP is to have repairs, such as wire rigging, etc.
      A new foremast caused an expense of $150 to the schooner MAY RICHARDS.
      The schooners MONTCALM and MONTMORENCY are to receive repairs.
      General repairs done on the tug ANNA DOBBINS cost $2,500.
      The tug CONSTITUTION is to repair, but the extent is not yet known.
      The tug EFFIE L. is being put in first class shape in every way, getting new deck beams, etc.
* The tug FANNIE TUTHILL is having a new boiler made.
      The boiler of the tug MAGGIE SANBORN is being rebuilt.
      The tug L. P. SMITH is getting a new house made. Beside this the other river tugs are all repairing somewhat.
      Cleveland Herald
      Saturday, March 12, 1881


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repairing, Cleveland
Date of Original:
1881
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McN.E.8930
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Fannie Tuthill (Tug), 12 Mar 1881