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Alpha (Propeller), U106036, 1 Oct 1881


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The tug ALPHA was launched at Chicago on Saturday. Her dimensions are as follows: Keel, 80 feet; over all, 90 feet; beam 18 feet; hold, 13 feet. The Chicago Dredging Company are the owners. The ALPHA will run in the Union Line of tugs, and will be commanded by Captain Michael Driscoll.
      Cleveland Herald
      October 5, 1881


      Steam screw ALPHA. U. S. No. 106036. Of 86.64 tons gross; 43.32 tons net. Built at Chicago, Ill., in 1881. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 77.1 x 19.0 x 13.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1885. [steam vessels]
     
     
NOTE:-- Renamed KENTUCKY in 1912 [ iron built]
     


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launch, Chicago
Date of Original:
1881
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McN.E.11112
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Alpha (Propeller), U106036, 1 Oct 1881