The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Schooner Mary Battle

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The Mary Battle, of St.Catherine Is, Ont.,an old timber carrier was similar in size to hundreds that traded through the old Welland canal. Some of them carried hewn timber, picking up their cargoes along the shores of the upper Great Lakes. then sailing to Kingston. Ont.. where lumber was rafted down the St.Lawrence river and then laden aboard ships for England. The holds were filled through the stern ports. This trade lasted 75 years, and it was truly a case of "steel men in wooden ships."
(Notes by Charles S.Neff; sketch drawn 6 Oct. 1935.) The Battle. renamed Detroit, foundered Nov., 1886. Lake Mich., near Death's Door; inside Door near Green Bay. cargo, ore. See Beers Hist. of the Great Lakes. under Detroit, Vol. 1. p. 816 & 746.
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John S. Neff
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Schooner Mary Battle