The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Osceola (Propeller), U155063, 29 Jun 1882


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LAUNCH
      [Special telegram to the Inter Ocean]
Bay City, Mich., June 29. -- The propeller OSCEOLA, for Wood's lake Superior Line, built at Wheeler & Crane's yard, at this port, was launched this afternoon about 4 o'clock. Dimensions over all, 195 feet; Keel, 182 feet; beam, 33 feet; hold, 13 feet 6 inches. She will have a compound engine, low pressure forty inches, and high pressure, twenty-three, with a stroke of thirty six inches. The boiler will be sixteen feet long by nine, shell. Her estimated cost is $70,000. She will be taken to Detroit to receive her machinery.
      he J.W. Hall Great lakes marine Scrapbook, June/July, 1882
     
     
Steam screw OSCEOLA. U. S. No. 155063. Of 980.70 gross tons; 787.39 tons net. Built Bay City, Mich., 1882. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 83.5 x 33.9 x 13.5
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
     

     


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launch, Bay City
Date of Original:
1882
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McN.E.10551
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Osceola (Propeller), U155063, 29 Jun 1882