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J. H. Sheadle (Propeller), U203628, 6 Oct 1906


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NEW STEAMER SHEADLE HAS CAPACITY OF 10,000 TONS.
      The new steamer J.H. SHEADLE, recently launched from the Escore plant of the Great Lakes Engineerinf Works, is 550 feet over all, 530 feet keel, 56 feet beam and 31 feet deep. She is built on the Arch Girder system with straight hopper sides and has 33 hatches spaced 12-foot centers with wooden covers. She will have a carrying capacity of 10,000 tons on 19 feet draught. Capt. J.M. Johnson will command the new steamer. Thomas Durkin will be her chief engineer.
      Buffalo Evening News
      October 6, 1906


J.H. SHEADLE.* Built September 29, 1906 Bulk Carrier
U.S. No. 203628. 6924 gt - 5476 nt 530.0 x 56.2 x 32.0
      * Renamed [b] F.A. BAILEY U.S. - 1924
      [c] LASALLE - U.S. - 1930
      [d] MEAFORD - Canada - 1965 [C 325783 ]
      Great Lakes Emgineering Works, [Ecorse], Master Shipbuilding list
      Institute for Great lakes Research
      Perrysburg, Ohio


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Newspaper
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new vessel, Ecorse
Date of Original:
1906
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McN.E.10726
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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J. H. Sheadle (Propeller), U203628, 6 Oct 1906