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Meriden (Propeller), U115769, fire, 1903


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The propeller MERIDEN burned at Toledo last fall, left marine City last night after being thoroughly rebuilt at a cost of $20,000. She will go into the timber trade.
      Buffalo Evening News
      July 9, 1904


SAGINAW VALLEY.* Built April 12, 1881 Bulk Propeller - Wood
U. S. No. 115769 620 gt -592 nt 161' x 31' x 10'
Lengthened 65' and rebuilt in 1897.
* Renamed (b) MERIDEN - US -1897
      (c) KONGO -US -1903
      (d) OVERLAND -Can -1917 ( C 134520)
Beached at Port Dalhousie, Ont., Lake Ontario, as breakwater for rifle range in 1926; later broken up.
      Frank Wheeler & Co., West Bay City Shipbuilding Master List
      Institute for Great Lakes Research
      Perrysburg, Ohio


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Reason: fire
Remarks: Rebuilt
Date of Original:
1903
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Local identifier:
McN.W.24534
Language of Item:
English
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.66394 Longitude: -83.55521
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Meriden (Propeller), U115769, fire, 1903