The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
James R. Sinclair (Propeller), U203853, 30 Nov 1906


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TUG SINCLAIR LAUNCHED AT CHICAGO TOMORROW.
Cleveland, Nov. 30. -- The tug JAMES R. SINCLAIR will be launched at the Chicago yard of the Great Lakes Towing Company on Saturday. Mr. Sinclair, who died a few years ago, was one of the best-known tugmen on the lakes. He was with the Dunham Towing & Wrecking Company for a number of years and at the time of his death, was local manager of the Great Lakes Towing Company of Chicago. The new tug is 68 feet keel, 17 feet 6 inches beam and 11 feet 6 inches deep. The keel of another tug will be laid as soon as the SINCLAIR is launched,
      Buffalo Evening News
      November 30, 1906
     
     
     
Steam screw JAMES R. SINCLAIR. U. S. No. 203853. Of 71 tons gross; 36 tons net. Built Chicago, Ill, 1907. Home port, Duluth, Minn. 73.6 x 18.5 x 10.0 Tow service. Steel built. Of 400 indicated horsepower. Crew of 7.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1911
     
     
NOTE -- Later became JOHN ROEN Jr.


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launch, Chicago
Date of Original:
1906
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McN.E.10732
Language of Item:
English
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William R. McNeil
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James R. Sinclair (Propeller), U203853, 30 Nov 1906