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Sparta (Propeller), U115242, 13 Oct 1906


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Marine City, Oct. 13. The old steamer SPARTA, whose hulk has lain in Dell River for the past three years, will be rebuilt at Keynon's shipyard the coming winter. The machinery from the old steamer ARGONAUT will be placed in the SPARTA. The rebuild will cost upwards of $30,000.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Oct. 13, 1906


The propeller HAVANA, which is in dock at Marine City, completed repairs and was inspected yesterday. The machinery formerly in the steamer SPARTA has been installed in the HAVANA and the vessel entirely rebuilt at considerable expense. She will come down to Lake Erie for coal.
      Buffalo Evening News
      June 2, 1905
     
     
Steam screw DAVID W. MILLS.* U.S. No. 115242. Of 925 tons gross; 654 tons net. Built at Cleveland, Ohio in 1874. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 202.0 x 34.0 x 13.2 Crew of 12. Freight service.
      * Formerly steam screw SPARTA.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1909
     


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rebuilding
Date of Original:
1906
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McN.E.10727
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Sparta (Propeller), U115242, 13 Oct 1906