The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Midland (Propeller), U8184, 1877


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The prop. MIDLAND, formerly the EIGHTH OHIO, still lies on the Canadian side of the river, a short distance below windsor. She was fitted up, and engaged to run in connection with the Midland Railroad of Canada, but as yet that corporation has failed to call on her.
      Detroit Free Press
      June 17, 1877


The propeller MIDLAND [old EIGHTH OHIO] has been fitted up for the season's engagement to run in connection with the Midland Railroad. She is still lying a little below Windsor.
      Detroit Tribune
      Monday, June 18, 1877
     

Steam screw EIGHTH OHIO. U. S. No. 8184. Of 106.70 gross tons; 55,94 tons net. Built Sandusky, O., 1867. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 124.0 x 20.6 x 6.8
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1892
     
     

The steamer MIDLAND was recently denuded of her furniture at Windsor to pay debts due at that place.
      Cleveland Herald
      July 26, 1877
     
NOTE:- The EIGHTH OHIO was launched as a side-wheel steamer until 1875, when she became a propeller. The name MIDLAND, does not seem to have stuck with her for long, she was EIGHTH OHIO in 1878.


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Newspaper
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Notes:
ex EIGHTH OHIO
Date of Original:
1877
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Local identifier:
McN.R.22
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Midland (Propeller), U8184, 1877