Spear (Propeller), U227808, 1 Nov 1903
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At Lorain, Saturday afternoon, the new government tug SPEAR was launched, being christened by Miss Hattie Root, grand-daughter of H.D. Root who built the boat. The only representative of the government present at the launching was G.T. Nelles, assistant to Maj. Kingman. The craft will be taken to Toledo, where her machinery will be fitted.
Buffalo Evening News
November 9, 1903
Steam screw SPEAR. U. S. No. 227808, of 160 gross tons. Built Lorain, Ohio, 1904. Owned by U. S. Army until 1929, then owned by James W. Baker of Buffalo, N.Y. 85.0 x 20.0 x 10.0 DISPOSITION. -- Abandoned 1937.
Great Lakes Historical Collections
Bowling Green, Ohio
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- Launch, Lorain
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- William R. McNeil
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