The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Polynesia (Schooner), U54525, 1 May 1897


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POLYNESIA is the name selected for the steel tow barge, which the Glabe Iron Works Co., is building for James Corrigan, of Cleveland. A vessel of the same name, owned by Mr. Corrigan was lost on Lake Michigan in 1887. She foundered with a cargo of coal in tow of the steamer RALEIGH. The crew was saved by men fron the RALEIGH.
      Milwaukee Wisconsin
      May 22, 1897


James Corrigan big steel barge POLYNESIA will be launched from the yards of the Globe Iron Works Company at Cleveland on Saturday.
      Milwaukee Wisconsin
      June 13, 1897

      Barge POLYNESIA. U. S. No. 54525. Of 3,562 tons gross; 3243 tons net. Built at Cleveland, Ohio in 1897. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 375.0 x 46.0 x 22.6 Steel built.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1899.
      [Iron and Steel vessels]


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building, Cleveland
Date of Original:
1897
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McN.E.10913
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Polynesia (Schooner), U54525, 1 May 1897