The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Alanson Sumner (Propeller), U105155, 1 Mar 1896


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The Jenks Ship Building Company have laid the keel for a new lake tug for the H.M. Loud and Sons Lumbering Co., of Au Sable. She will be constructed after the model of the tug SUMNER and will have that tug's machinery placed in her. The model was secured at Oswego where the SUMNER was built.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Tuesday, January 28, 1896


The tug SUMNER has been purchased by H.N. Botsford, Capt. L. Carey and J.E. Miller & son. It will be converted into a steam barge.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Thursday, March 27, 1896
     
     
      The rebuilt steambarge ALANSON SUMNER is being fitted out at Carleton & Cole,s dock in Black River and will leave for Buffalo on Saturday.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      THURSDAY, jULY 3, 1896
     
     
      Steam screw ALANSON SUMNER. U. S. No. 105155. Of 300.75 tons gross; 150.38 tons net. Built at Oswego, N.Y., in 1872. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 127.0 x 24.2 x 11.1
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1895
     

      Steam screw ALANSON SUMNER. U. S. No. 105155. Of 256.23 tons gross; 161.98 tons net. Built at Oswego, N.Y., in 1872. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 127.0 x 24.2 x 11.1
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1897
     
NOTE:-- Some changes appear in tonnage between 1895 and 1897.


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converting to steambarge ?
Date of Original:
1896
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McN.E.10476
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Alanson Sumner (Propeller), U105155, 1 Mar 1896