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Britannia (Propeller), U203237, 12 May 1906


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BRITANNIA Built May 12, 1906 Passenger Ferry - Steel
U. S. No. 203237 5141 gt - 3818 nt 420' x 54.2' x 29'
Converted to a tug in 1943. Scrapped at Duluth, Minn., in 1961
      Detroit/Wyandotte Master Shipbuilding List
      Institute for Great Lakes research
      Perrysburg, Ohio.

Detroit, May 16. -- The new steel passenger ferry BRITANNIA, building for Detroit, Bell Isle and Windsor Ferry Company, was launched at Wyandotte yesterday. The boat was taken to Orleans Street for fitting out, and an effort will be made to have her ready for service by July 1. The steamer is 180 feet long and is designed as an ice crusher.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Wednesday, May 16, 1906

     
Steam screw BRITANNIA. U. S. No. 203237. Of 791 tons gross; 401 tons net. Built Wyandotte, Mich., 1906. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 164.0 x 45.0 x 17.9 Passenger service. Crew of 21. Of 1,500 indicated horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1913
     
NOTE:-- difference in tonnage & dimensions in the above ??? The Master Shipbuilding List is obviously in error.


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Newspaper
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Clippings
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Launch, Wyandotte, Mich.
Date of Original:
1906
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Local identifier:
McN.E.10110
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Britannia (Propeller), U203237, 12 May 1906