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City of Rome (Propeller), U125914, damaged wheel, 1 Sep 1883

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The CITY OF ROME, while working down the Creek on Monday picked up a log in her wheel. She goes into drydock tonight for repairs. - Buffalo Report.
      Marine Record
      Sept. 13, 1883

The CITY OF ROME will be laid up here, and during the winter her machinery will be altered. She now has a Holloway fore-and-aft compound engine, made by the Cuyahoga works, of Cleveland, its cylinders being 32 and 60 inches, and stroke 48 inches. Buffalo Report
      Marine Record
      Nov. 29, 1883

Steam screw CITY OF ROME. U. S. No. 125914. Of 1908 tons gross; 1594 tons net. Built Cleveland, O., 1881. Home port, Sandusky, O. 268.2 x 40.2 x 20.3 Crew of 17. Of 500 indicated horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1902

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Reason: damaged wheel
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
William R. McNeil
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City of Rome (Propeller), U125914, damaged wheel, 1 Sep 1883