The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Admiral Porter (Propeller), 4 Apr 1873


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The steam tug ADMIRAL PORTER, originally from the seaboard, but latterally engaged in towing on Lake Michigan between Green Bay and Chicago, has just recently changed ownership and in future will enter the towing service in that locality. The PORTER is of the larger class of tugs, of great power, and will be commanded by Capt. Sol Rummage, a practical pilot and a life long sailor.
      Detroit Free Press
      April 4, 1873 4-7


Steam screw ADMIRAL D.D. PORTER. U. S. No. 980. Of 192 tons gross. Built Wilmington, Del., 1847. First home port, Philadelphia, Pa. Renamed HOWARD, Apr. 3, 1889. DISPOSITION. - Stranded Victoria Isle, Lake Ontario, June 13, 1921. No lives lost.
      Merchant Steam Vessels of the U. S. A.
      Lytle - Holdcamper List, 1790 to 1868
     


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new owners
Date of Original:
1873
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McN.E.7
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Admiral Porter (Propeller), 4 Apr 1873