The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Favorite (Propeller), U206433, 20 Jul 1909


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The new steel steamer that is being built for Samuel M. Sloan was launched this afternoon at the foot of Porter Avenue. The boat was christened the FAVORITE and will be operated on an excursion run between Buffalo and Electric Beach. The boat is 110 feet long and 53 feet beam (?) She will carry 1000 passengers and will go into commission this season.
      Buffalo Evening News
      July 20, 1909
     
     
Steam screw FAVORITE. U.S. No. 206433. Of 155 tons gross; 105 tons net. Built at Buffalo, N.Y., in 1909. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 110.0 x 33.0 x 4.0 and a crew of 4. Passenger service. Of 200 indicated horse power. Steel built.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1909 [Steam Vessels]
     
     
      Steam screw CHICORA.* U.S. No. 206433. Of 297 tons gross; 171 tons net. Built at Buffalo, N.Y., in 1909. Home port, Duluth, Minn. 124.5 x 33.0 x 8.0 and a crew of 4. Passenger service. Of 200 indicated horse power. Steel built.
      *Formerly steam screw FAVORITE.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1915 [Steam Vessels]
     



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Newspaper
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launch, Buffalo
Date of Original:
1909
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McN.E.9544
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Favorite (Propeller), U206433, 20 Jul 1909