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Caprice (Steam yacht), U95861 ?, 24 May 1892


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The new yacht now being built by W.W. Jones, Selden A. Wood and W.L. Jenks will be launched on May 24th.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Thursday, May 5, 1892
     
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Sheldon A. Woods, W.L. JENKS and WW. JONES have secured their new steam yacht, the CAPRICE. The little boat made its trial trip on Wednesday. Her speed is very satisfactory to the owners.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Thursday, June 16, 1892
     
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The CAPRICE is 7 feet 6 inches wide by 43 feet long and capable of carrying 50 or 60 passengers.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Monday, June 20, 1892
     
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Steam yacht CAPRICE.* U.S. No. 95861. Of 20.29 tons gross; 11.41 tons net. Built at New York, N.Y., in 1885. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 48.0 x 14.2 x 6.4
*Formerly steam screw HENRY DOUGLAS.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1892
     
     
     
      Steam screw HENRY DOUGLAS. U.S. No. 95861. Of 17.76 tons gross; 8.88 tons net. Built at New York, N.Y., in 1885. Home port, Sandusky, Ohio.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1886
     

NOTE:-- It looks like the CAPRICE was a rebuild and not a new yacht as suggested. No CAPRICE other than #95861 is listed in the 1894 Merchant Vessel List ?


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launch, Port Huron
Date of Original:
1892
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McN.E.10380
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Caprice (Steam yacht), U95861 ?, 24 May 1892