The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Cora A. Sheldon (Propeller), U126228, 9 Oct 1883


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Saugatuck, Mich., Oct. 9. -- The tug for the Portage Lake Towing Company, of Houghton, Mich., built by James Elliott at this place, was launched about 3 o'clock this afternoon. She was named CORA A. SHELDON, and will be commanded by Captain Joseph Brassau. The boat is 75 feet long over all; 17 feet in the beam, and has a depth of hold of 9 feet. The boiler and engine now in the tug BOB ANDERSON will be put into her this winter. The engine is 18 x 20. The tug will be taken as far as Mackinac by the tug CHARLES WEST, on Monday it is expected, and from there she will be taken by some other boat.
      J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, Sept./Oct., 1883


Steam screw CORA A. SHELDON. U. S. No. 126228. Of 51.91 tons gross; 27.46 tons net. Built Saugatuck, Mich., 1883. Home port, Houghton, Mich. 100.0 x 20.3 x 6.2.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
     
     


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tug launch, Saugatucg
Date of Original:
1883
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McN.E.10598
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Cora A. Sheldon (Propeller), U126228, 9 Oct 1883