The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
T. H. Orton (Barge), 1873


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Barge T.H. ORTON. Of 262 tons. Built at Buffalo in 1873 by W. Murphy. Owned by R.R. Hefford. Home port, Buffalo. Value, $6,000. Class B 2. REMARKS. -- Built on bottom of floating elevator DISPATCH.
      National Board of Lake Underwriters
      Lake Vessel Register, 1873 [ Supplement No. 3.]
     
     


Schooner DISPATCH. Of 262 tons. Built at oswego in 1857 by A. Miller. Owned by W.G. Adkins. Home port, Oswego. Value, $ 7,600. Class A 2.
      Board of Lake Underwriters
      Lake Vessel Register, 1863
     


Schooner DISPATCH. [C]. Of 262 tons. Built at oswego in 1857 by A. Miller. Owned by Noble. Home port, Kingston. Value, $ 6,000. Class B 1.
      Board of Lake Underwriters
      Lake Vessel Register, 1866
     


NOTE. -- The schooner DISPATCH may not be the correct vessel, however the tonnage make her a likely choice.

     
Ed Dendall has purchased the barge T.H. ORTON, now lying at McMorran & Co's dock, and will use her as a light ship.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Saturday, October 13, 1888


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Newspaper
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bottom floating elevator DISPATCH
Date of Original:
1873
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Local identifier:
McN.R.566
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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T. H. Orton (Barge), 1873