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City of Rome (Propeller), U125914, broke machinery, 15 Oct 1887


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Chicago.---The steamship CITY OF ROME cracked the cross beam of her engine when coming down the river on Sunday last and is being delayed for repairs.
      The Marine Record
      Thurs. Oct. 20, 1887 p. 5


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: broke machinery
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1887
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Local identifier:
McN.W.13609
Language of Item:
English
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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City of Rome (Propeller), U125914, broke machinery, 15 Oct 1887