The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
A. G. Brower (Propeller), U107738, 28 Dec 1901

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Chicago, Ill., Dec. 22. -- The first of the winter launches at the South Chicago Shipbuilding Company's yard on the Calumet will take place next saturday, at which time the big steel steamer A. G. BROWER will make her debut into the most select of lake shipping circles. The BROWER is built on the order of the United States transportation Company, and will be engaged principally in the iron ore and grain traffic. The new boat is 346 feet long, 48 feet beam and 26 feet deep. Appropriate christening ceremonies will mark the launching of the new vessel. Three other boats are now nearing completion at the South Chicago yards.
      Milwaukee Sentinel
      December 23, 1901
The first of the steel steamers building by the American company for the United States Transportation Co. will be launched at South Chicago early next month and named A.G. BROWER. The ships of this company are to be managed by Capt. W.W. Brown of Cleveland, whose associates are capitalists of New York state and the Puget sound district. Mr. Brower is a resident of Utica, N. Y.
      Marine Review
      December 19, 1901
On Saturday of this week the steamer A.G. BROWER, a large steel freighter, will be launched from the Calumet yard of the American Ship Building CO. The BROWER is for the United States Transportation Co., of which Capt. W.W. Brown of Cleveland is manager.
      Marine Review
      December 26, 1901

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A. G. Brower (Propeller), U107738, 28 Dec 1901