The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
P. J. Ralph (Propeller), 9 Apr 1889

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The fine steamship building at Robert Holland's yard, Marine City, by Alex Anderson, master builder, is to be launched this week. She is 231 feet overall, 37 feet and 14 feet hold. The fore & aft compound engine, built by the Phoenix Iron Works is 27 and 50 x 40 inches and the boiler by the same firm is 12 x 6 for 114 lbs. steam pressure. This steamship is the largest yet built at Robert Holland's shipyard.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Saturday, April 6, 1889

      Capt. Pringle's new steambarge built at Marine City and launched Thursday has been named the P.J. RALPH. She is 231 feet long with a capacity of 50,000 bu of wheat.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Tuesday, April 16, 1889

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P. J. Ralph (Propeller), 9 Apr 1889