John C. Howard (Propeller), U200151, 20 Jun 1903
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The steamer JOHN C. HOWARD building by the Columbia Iron Works for the Hall Coal Co. of Ogdensburg will be launched at the shipyard on saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock. She will have triple expansion emgines with 400 horsepower and will make 12 M.P.H.. Miss Howard will christen her.
Port Huron Daily Times
Thursday, June 18, 1903
The propeller JOHN O. HOWARD was successfully launched Saturday at Port Huron by the Columbia Iron Works. The boat was built for the George Hall Company of Ogdensburg and is especially adapted for the quick handling of coal. She will ply on Lake Ontario between Ogdensburg and Charlotte. She has a capacity for 2000 tons of soft coal on 14 feet of water, and will have a speed of 11½ miles an hour when laden.
Buffalo Evening News
Tuesday, June 23, 1903
NOTE:- JOHN C. HOWARD
Steam screw JOHN C. HOWARD. U.S. No. 200151. Of 1,244 tons gross; 921 tons net. Built at St. Clair, Mich., in 1903. Home port, Ogdensburg, N.Y. 230.0 x 39.3 x 13.7 of 1,000 Indicated horse power and a crew of 15.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1906
Steam screw MELVILLE DOLLAR.* U.S. No. 200151. Of 1,244 tons gross; 921 tons net. Built at St. Clair, Mich., in 1903. Home port, San Francisco, Cal. 230.0 x 39.3 x 13.7 of 1,000 Indicated horse power and a crew of 24. Freight service.
*Formerly steam screw JOHN C. HOWARD.
Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1911
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- William R. McNeil
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