The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
John B. Cowle (Propeller), U207277, 5 Mar 1910


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It has been announced that the new steamer JOHN B. COWLES building for the United States Transportation Company will be launched at the Lorain yards Feb. 26.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Friday, January 28, 1910

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      TWO BIG FREIGHTERS SUCCESSFULLY LAUNCHED.
      The new steamer JOHN B. COWLE of the Standard Transportation Company was launched successfully at Lorain on Saturday, and will be ready for service early in the season. She is a 9,000 ton ship, 545 feet long, with 58 feet beam and 31 feet deep. Capt. Ralph J. Lyons of Lorain will be in command. The steamer HARRY YATES, named for Harry Yates of Buffalo, was launched about the same time at Detroit. Miss Virginia A. Yates of Buffalo, acted as sponsor. The YATES, which is 524 feet over all and capable of carrying 9,500 tons, will be managed by Boland & Cornelius.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Monday, March 7, 1910


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launch, Lorain
Date of Original:
1910
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McN.E.8978
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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John B. Cowle (Propeller), U207277, 5 Mar 1910