The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Flat boat - M. Brunette


Description
Creator:
Neff, Charles, S., Artist
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Drawings
Notes:
The M. Brunett, or Brunette, of Green Bay, Wis., was the B & B ex-tug, Mary Newton. It was made into a flat boat -100 feet long; 21 feet wide and 5 feet in depth. It ran on Green Bay, Wis. in the 1880s; used as a stone and lumber carrier.
The History of the Great Lakes, by Beers (1899), Vol. 1, p. 801, lists the M.Brunette as a propeller, 65 gross tons; built 1881, Fort Howard, Wis.; passed out of registry in 1897.
Inscriptions:
B & E ex tug "Mary Newton"
Flat boat str. M. Brunett
100 x 21 x 5 ft. 1880 Green Bay
Run for many years stone barge
Date of Original:
1881-97
Subject(s):
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
John S. Neff
Creative Commons licence:
by [more details]
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Flat boat - M. Brunette