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Rensselaer (Propeller), U111302, 17 May 1900


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The steamer building at the Globe yard of the American Ship Building Co. for the Pittsburgh Steamship Co. (Carnegie) will be named RENSSELAER in honor of the Polytechnical school at Troy. It was said that this vessel would be named COLUMBIA, but it is fortunate that such is not the case, as confusion would result from the fact that there are already in the lake list six Columbias, large and small, and also a Columbian
      Marine Review
      May 17, 1900
     
     
      The Pittsburgh Steamship Company's new steel steamer RENSSELAER will be launched at Cleveland today.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Friday, July 27, 1900
     
     
Steam screw RENSSELAER. U. S. No. 111302. Of 5,124 tons gross; 3,827 tons net. Built Cleveland, Ohio 1900. Home port, Duluth, Minn. 454.0 x 50,0 x 28.5
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1901
     
     
NOTE : -- Scrapped Hamilton. Ont., 1946


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building, Cleveland
Date of Original:
1900
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McN.E.10201
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Rensselaer (Propeller), U111302, 17 May 1900