The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
British Whig (Kingston, ON), Dec. 21, 1886

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p.8 Incidents Of The Day - Steve Tyo, jr. has the contract to raise the sloop Emery May, sunk near Noble's woodyard.

The largest steambarge ever built at Milwaukee, to cost $125,000, will be called after Hon. R.P. Flower, of New York.

The Rathbun Co. is building a steambarge for use on the Rideau Canal. She will be 99 feet keel, 106 feet overall, 21 feet beam and 6 feet 6 inches depth of hold.

The steambarge Resolute during 1886 traversed about 15,000 miles and consumed 575 tons of coal. She carried about 28 million feet of lumber. During the entire season she was not delayed by accident or mismanagement.

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Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), Dec. 21, 1886