Rube Richards (Propeller), U110480, 10 May 1881
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The new steambarge RUBE RICHARDS, built by Jonah Richards at Manitowoc, Wis., has been chartered for a cargo of iron ore from Escanaba to Cleveland. After unloading the same she will be towed to Detroit, where her machinery will be put in. She will then proceed to Escanaba and enter on her contract to carry ore from Escanaba to Chicago for the season.
Tuesday, May 10, 1881
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The steambarge RUBE RICHARDS was launched Thursday at Manitowoc. Her keel is 196 feet long, beam 34 feet; hold, 18 feet 4 inches. Cost $65,000.
Monday, May 16, 1881
Steam screw RUBE RICHARDS. U.S, No. 110480. 815,87 tons gross; 591.32 tons net. Built Manitowoc, Wis., 1881. Home port, Cleveland. Ohio. 175.0 x 33.6 x 17.0 Of 600 nominal horsepower.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891
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- receiving her machinery
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- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes