The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Delaware (Propeller), U202625, 7 Oct 1905


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The new Anchor Line steamer DELAWARE is launched this afternoon at the Ecorse yard of the American Shipbuilding Company at Detroit. A party from Buffalo went up last night to witness the launching, and included Mr. & Mrs. James Cary Evans, Charles L. Fox, Chief Engineer of the Line, and Mr. & Mrs. Letchworth. Mrs James C. Evans christens the ship. The DELAWARE is of steel and a sister ship of the MUNCY. She replaces the old wooden arch DELAWARE, which, together with other similar boats of this line, have been replaced with steel steamers.
      Buffalo Evening News
      October 7, 1905
     
     
Steam screw DELAWARE. U. S. No. 202625. Of 3,901 tons gross; 3,250 tons net. Built Ecorse, Mich, 1905. Home port, Erie, Pa. 350.0 x 46.2 x 30.0 Crew of 28. Steel built. Freight service. Of 1,700 indicated horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1906
     
     


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launch, Ecorse
Date of Original:
1905
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McN.E.10734
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Delaware (Propeller), U202625, 7 Oct 1905