The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Iron King (Propeller), U100412, 20 Aug 1887

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The hugh propeller IRON KING was successfully launched at Detroit Saturday afternoo. She is 257 X 38.3 X 22. Her engines are 25" and 48" x 40", a compound fore and aft.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Monday, August 22, 1887
Steam screw IRON KING. U. S. No. 100412. Of 1,702.96 tons gross; 1,233.44 tons net. Built at Detroit, Mich., in 1887. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 252.4 x 38.0 x 20.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1889
      IRON KING * Built Aug. 20, 1887 Bulk Propeller - Wood
U. S. No. 100412 1702 gt -1223 nt 252.4' x 38 x 20'
* Renamed (b) CANOBIE - Can - 1913 (C 133826)
Battered by a storm on Lake Erie, November 1, 1921; dismantled shortly afterwards at Erie, Pennsylvania.
      Detroit/Wyandotte Shipbuilding Master List
      Institute for Great Lakes research
      Perrysburg, Ohio.

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Iron King (Propeller), U100412, 20 Aug 1887