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Wesley Hawkins (Propeller), U80343, 17 Apr 1878


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The WESLEY HAWKINS is at Fitzgerald's yard, being remodeled into a ferry boat to ply between Port Horon and Sarnia. She is to have two decks and will be 21' 6" beam.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Wednesday, April 17, 1878
     
     
     
The ferry HAWKINS has received a thorough overhauling and also a new name, JAMES BEARD and will be put on the river tomorrow.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Monday, April 24, 1882
     
     
     
Steam screw JAMES BEARD.* U.S. No. 80343. Of 86.79 tons gross; 67.85 tons net. Built at Au Sable, Mich., in 1873. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 73.5 x 17.2 x 6.3
      Formerly steam screw WESLEY HAWKINS.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1891


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Newspaper
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remodeled into a ferry
Date of Original:
1878
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McN.E.9858
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Wesley Hawkins (Propeller), U80343, 17 Apr 1878