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St. Paul (Propeller), U116762, 24 Apr 1897

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The Chicago Shipbuilding Company will launch the steamers MINNEAPOLIS and St. PAUL Saturday, April 24th. They will be owned by R.R. Rhodes of Cleveland and will be on the Soo Line between Gladstone and Buffalo carrying flour and merchandise.
      Chicago Inter Ocean
      April 16, 1897
      Steam screw ST. PAUL. U. S. No. 116762. Of 2,029 tons gross; 1,221 tons net. Built at South Chicago, Ill., in 1897. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 238.0 x 42.2 x 22.2 Steel built.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1899 [steam vessels]
ST. PAUL.* Built April 24, 1897 Package freight Propeller - Steel
U. S. No. 116762 2029 gt - 1221 nt 238' x 42.2' x 22.2
      Taken to coast in 1916.
      * Renamed [b] EDUARDO SALA - Cuba - 1916
      [c] BENNINGTON - US - 1922
Scrapped at Baltimore, Md., in 1949
      Chicago Steam Boat Master Shipbuilding List
      Institute for Great lakes Research
      Perrysburg, Ohio.

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St. Paul (Propeller), U116762, 24 Apr 1897