Simon J. Murphy (Propeller), U116684, 26 Sep 1895
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The steel propeller SIMON J. MURPHY, named for a Detroit lumberman, was launched at Wheeler's yqard, Bay City Thursday. She is 228 feet overall, 214 keel x 38' x 15' depth of hold and is owned by the Peshtigo Lumber Co.
Port Huron Daily Times
Friday, September 27, 1895
Steam screw SIMON J. MURPHY. U. S. No. 116684. Of 1380 gross tons; 1103 tons net. Built West Bay City, Mich., 1895. Home port, Milwaukee, Wis. 239.1 x 38.0 x 14.0 Of 800 Nominal horse-power.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1899
SIMON J. MURPHY.* Built Sept. 26, 1895 Bulk Propeller -Steel
U. S. No. 116684 1380 gt -1103 nt 239.1' x 38' x 14'
Taken to West Coast in 1901.
* Renamed (b) MELVILLE DOLLAR - US -1901
(c) TALLAC -US -1906
Stranded February 24. 1920. 18 miles south of Cape Henry, Va.
Frank Wheeler & Co., West Bay City Shipbuilding Master List
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