W. K. Bixby (Propeller), U202875, 15 Nov 1905
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The 500-foot steel freighter W.K. BIXBY was launched at Wyandotte yesterday. Mrs. Hugh McMillan acted as sponsor and a large crowd witnessed the launching. The new vessel will be operated by the National Steamship Company and will cost $305,000. She has been built to carry 8,000 tons.
Buffalo Evening News
November 16, 1905
Steam screw W.K. BIXBY. U. S. No. 202875. Of 5,712 tons gross; 4,407 tons Net. Built Wyandotte, Mich., 1906. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 480.0 x 52.2 x 30.0 Crew of 23. Freight service. Steel built. Of 1,650 indicated horsepower.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1911
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- launch, Wyandotte
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- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes