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  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), July 26, 1895
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), July 26, 1895
    textnewspaper       PROGRESS docked in the South Pond at Chicago - from a Columbian Exposition guide of 1893.
    textnewspaper     PROGRESS docked in the South Pond at Chicago - from a Columbian Exposition guide of 1893.
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Wed., 15 May, 1895
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Wed., 15 May, 1895
    textnewspaper       OFF KENOSHA_______Schooner Kate Kelly and Steamer Petoskey Supposed to be in Trouble_______Kenosha, Wis., May 14. - The fishing tug Engel picked up a portion of the schooner Kate Kelly, bearing the vessel's name, also a yawl boat and pail marked steamer Petoskey. Tugs are scouring the ...
    textnewspaper     OFF KENOSHA_______Schooner Kate Kelly and Steamer Petoskey Supposed to be in Trouble_______Kenosha, Wis., May 14. - The fishing tug Engel picked up a portion of the schooner Kate Kelly, bearing ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Thur., 16 May, 1895
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Thur., 16 May, 1895
    textnewspaper       STILL UNKNOWN_______That Capsized Schooner Located off North Point, near RacineRacine, May 15. - The wreck of a vessel was located this morning two miles east of North Point by the life-saving crew. The wreck lies in ten fathoms of water, and the fore top-mast is out of water several feet. ...
    textnewspaper     STILL UNKNOWN_______That Capsized Schooner Located off North Point, near RacineRacine, May 15. - The wreck of a vessel was located this morning two miles east of North Point by the ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 16 Oct, 1895
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 16 Oct, 1895
    textnewspaper       Notice is given that the wreck of the schooner Kate Kelly, off Wind Point (Racine Point), Wis., has been removed....
    textnewspaper     Notice is given that the wreck of the schooner Kate Kelly, off Wind Point (Racine Point), Wis., has been removed....
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 5 Jul, 1895
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 5 Jul, 1895
    textnewspaper       It may not be generally known that the submerged copper thrown from the Centurion off Isle Royale, had to be guarded all winter by armed men. Capt. Tuttle, who had the matter in charge, was about to place one man on the spot, but he was assured that one man ...
    textnewspaper     It may not be generally known that the submerged copper thrown from the Centurion off Isle Royale, had to be guarded all winter by armed men. Capt. Tuttle, who had ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 18 July, 1895
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 18 July, 1895
    textnewspaper       ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL_______And Gus Peterson was Rudely Awakened by a SlapWhile trying to snatch a wink of sleep at the wheel of the schooner Nassau, bound up, at daybreak yesterday morning, Gus Peterson, able bodied seaman, was rudely awakened by a resounding slap on the left side of the ...
    textnewspaper     ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL_______And Gus Peterson was Rudely Awakened by a SlapWhile trying to snatch a wink of sleep at the wheel of the schooner Nassau, bound up, at daybreak ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 18 July, 1895
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 18 July, 1895
    textnewspaper       ... identical 4200 t. passenger steamers built in 1895 at Cleveland. NORTH LAND was cut...
    textnewspaper     ... identical 4200 t. passenger steamers built in 1895 at Cleveland. NORTH LAND was cut...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 16 May, 1895
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 16 May, 1895
    textnewspaper       SIX MEN ARE LOST_______No Longer a Doubt of the Kelly's Loss_______Tug Charm Finds a Large Amount of her Wreckage_______Which Indicates That She Pounded to Pieces_______She Was Nearly 30 years old Rated Only B1_______Chicago, May 15. - All doubt that the schooner Kate Kelly ...
    textnewspaper     SIX MEN ARE LOST_______No Longer a Doubt of the Kelly's Loss_______Tug Charm Finds a Large Amount of her Wreckage_______Which Indicates That She Pounded to Pieces_______She Was Nearly 30 years old ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 12 Jun, 1895
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 12 Jun, 1895
    textnewspaper       John Harms, a submarine diver, descended to the foundered Kate Kelly, off Racine North point on Sunday. He found the hull headed in a northeasterly direction. The jibboom and bowsprit were intact, but the foremast was gone and the staysail was hanging to the rigging and stays. One anchor was ...
    textnewspaper     John Harms, a submarine diver, descended to the foundered Kate Kelly, off Racine North point on Sunday. He found the hull headed in a northeasterly direction. The jibboom and bowsprit ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 9 Jul, 1895
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 9 Jul, 1895
    textnewspaper       The international organization thus formed was termed the "Deep Waterways Commission." This was the beginning of the process that eventually led to the St. Lawrence Seaway, which was not completed until 1959.
    textnewspaper     The international organization thus formed was termed the "Deep Waterways Commission." This was the beginning of the process that eventually led to the St. Lawrence Seaway, which was not completed ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Sun., May 12, 1895
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Sun., May 12, 1895
    textnewspaper       The steamer City of Kalamazoo should have left South Haven (Mich.) Friday for an excursion party. It was her first trip of the season, and there was a general howl from her crew against her sailing on Friday. The captain was as thoroughly saturated with superstition as the rest, and ...
    textnewspaper     The steamer City of Kalamazoo should have left South Haven (Mich.) Friday for an excursion party. It was her first trip of the season, and there was a general howl ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 27 Jun, 1895
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 27 Jun, 1895
    textnewspaper       The lighthouse board yesterday gave notice that on July 5 the color of the skeleton iron tower at the station at White Fish Point, southeast part of Lake Superior, will be changed from brown to white, to render it more prominent as a day mark....
    textnewspaper     The lighthouse board yesterday gave notice that on July 5 the color of the skeleton iron tower at the station at White Fish Point, southeast part of Lake Superior, will ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 27 Jun, 1895
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 27 Jun, 1895
    textnewspaper       The big WAHNIPITAE (US#81115) of 1886, was one of the first of James Davidson's giant wooden towbarges, and a fairly unique vessel. She was built specifically for the lumber trade, and though technically a schooner, her "masts" were actually huge derricks used to load her cargo. What made her unique ...
    textnewspaper     The big WAHNIPITAE (US#81115) of 1886, was one of the first of James Davidson's giant wooden towbarges, and a fairly unique vessel. She was built specifically for the lumber trade, ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 27 Jun, 1895
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 27 Jun, 1895
    textnewspaper       This was J. H. Wade's palatial steam yacht WADENA (US#81346). The 133-foot beauty was built at Cleveland in 1891 and sailed by the Wade family until commandeered by the U. S. Navy in 1917. After her wartime service she returned to private hands, but not to the lakes. She was ...
    textnewspaper     This was J. H. Wade's palatial steam yacht WADENA (US#81346). The 133-foot beauty was built at Cleveland in 1891 and sailed by the Wade family until commandeered by the U. ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 3 Dec, 1895
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 3 Dec, 1895
    textnewspaper       When the flames in the fire-hold of the W. H. Gilbert were at their height and that part of the steamer a mass of of fire from the burning oil, one of the steel plates on the ship's side cracked and the steel parted three-sixteenths of an inch wide by ...
    textnewspaper     When the flames in the fire-hold of the W. H. Gilbert were at their height and that part of the steamer a mass of of fire from the burning oil, ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 3 Dec, 1895
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 3 Dec, 1895
    textnewspaper       SUPERIOR'S PECULIARITIES-----------------------A Surveyor Sees a Few Interesting Things to Tell About That LakeThe lake survey party at work on Lake Superior in charge of Engineer Thomas Russell have returned to the Soo. Mr. Russell's party was in the field from May 6, ...
    textnewspaper     SUPERIOR'S PECULIARITIES-----------------------A Surveyor Sees a Few Interesting Things to Tell About That LakeThe lake survey party at work on Lake Superior in charge of Engineer Thomas Russell have returned to ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 16 Jun 1895
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 16 Jun 1895
    textnewspaper       ..., 1895, the marine post office, established at Detroit by order of the...
    textnewspaper     ..., 1895, the marine post office, established at Detroit by order of the...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 1 Jul 1895
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 1 Jul 1895
    textnewspaper       A CORKER________READ, AND JUDGE WHETHER THE BOATOR DESCRIPTION IS MEANTA polar bear at the equator or an ostrich in Alaska would not be much more out of place or attract more attention than a stern-wheel steamboat on Lake Superior. Nevertheless a stern wheeler, better known to people as ...
    textnewspaper     A CORKER________READ, AND JUDGE WHETHER THE BOATOR DESCRIPTION IS MEANTA polar bear at the equator or an ostrich in Alaska would not be much more out of place or attract ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 20 Jul 1895
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 20 Jul 1895
    textnewspaper       SEEING SIXTY MILES_______United States Engineers Did it on Lake Superior_______The lake survey parties under Assistant Engineers Haskell and Russell have recently measured some angles of the triangulation, which involved seeing across Lake Superior from Gargantua to Crisp's Point, a ...
    textnewspaper     SEEING SIXTY MILES_______United States Engineers Did it on Lake Superior_______The lake survey parties under Assistant Engineers Haskell and Russell have recently measured some angles of the triangulation, which involved seeing ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
  • Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 12 Aug 1895
    Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 12 Aug 1895
    textnewspaper       THE EAGLE SCREAMSThe Detroit Dry Dock Co. is the lucky shipbuilding firm to figure in what is probably the most noteworthy shipbuilding contract on record for the lakes, in receiving an order from the Russian government for the construction of three monster car ferry steamers the size of the ...
    textnewspaper     THE EAGLE SCREAMSThe Detroit Dry Dock Co. is the lucky shipbuilding firm to figure in what is probably the most noteworthy shipbuilding contract on record for the lakes, in receiving ...
    Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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