The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
George Sturges (Schooner), U18746, 1890


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El. E. Aver, the owner of the reconstructed schooner HIGGIE, has petitioned the Treasury Department for permission to change the name of the schooner to GEORGE STURGESS. She is 18 years old and has had $13,000 expended on her.
      Daily British Whig, Kingston
      May 5, 1890
NOTE: - GEORGES STURGES


     
      Schooner HIGGIE and JONES. U.S. No. 18746, of 439.53 tons gross; 417.56 tons net. Home port, Chicago, Ill. Changed name to HIGGIE on March 9, 1882.
      List of Vessels Whose Names Have been
      Changed under the Act of March 2, 1881
      U. S. Merchant vessel List, 1885
     


      Schooner HIGGIE. U. S. No. 18746. Of 439.53 tons gross; 417.56 tons net. Built Sheboygan, Wis., 1872. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 173.3 x 31.1 x 11.8
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
     
     

     
Schooner GEORGE STURGES.* U.S. Number 18746. Of 439.53 tons gross; 417.56 tons net. Built 1872 at Sheboygan, Wis. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 173.3 x 31.1 x 11.8
* formerly [a] HIGGIE and JONES - [b] HIGGIE
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1890
     


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ex [a] HIGGIE and JONES, [b] HIGGIE
Date of Original:
1890
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McN.R.73
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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George Sturges (Schooner), U18746, 1890