L. C. Waldo (Propeller), U141421, 20 Feb 1896
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Two launches are scheduled for Saturday of this week. At the ship yard of F.W. Wheeler & Co., West Bay City, Mich., the Roby Transportation Co.'s steamer L.C. WALDO will very probably go into the water
Feburary 20, 1896
On Saturday of this week F. W. Wheeler & Co., West Bay City, Mich., will launch two ore-carrying steamers of the largest class, one for the Roby Transportation Co. of Detroit, to be named L.C. WALDO, and the other for the Eddy-Shaw company of Bay City, to be named CITY OF BANGOR. Double launches have become quite common on the lakes of late, but no such ships as these have up to this time been launched from one yard on the same day.
Feburary 27, 1896
L.C. WALOO,* Built March 7, 1896 Bulk Propeller -Steel
U. S. No. 141421 4244 gt-3290 nt 387.3' x 48' x 23.8'
Lengthened 84' in 1905.
* Renamed (b) RIVERTON - Can -1915 (C 137898)
(c) MOHAWK DEER - Can -1944
While under tow for scrapping at Spezia, Italy, broke tow line on night of November 6/7,1967, and stranded at Portofino, Italy. in Gulf of Genoa.
Frank Wheeler & Co., West Bay City Shipbuilding Master List
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