The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Grand Traverse (Propeller), U91129, 22 Oct 1891


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Capt. Henry Murphy of the Lackawanna steamer GRAND TRAVERSE caused the arrest of three members of the crew for attempting to desert the vessel at Green Bay. They had signed articles at Buffalo for the round trip, but on reaching that port attempted to leave the ship. Capt. Murphy went before a justice and swore out a warrant for their arrest. They were taken in custody and taken before the justice, who ordered them placed in the county jail until the GRAND TRAVERSE was ready to sail, when they were placed on board and forced to work back to Buffalo.
      The Marine Review
      October 22, 1891


Steam screw GRAND TRAVERSE.* U.S. No. 91129. Of 869.68 tons gross; 749.18 tons net. Built 1879 at Marine City, Mich. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 181.2 x 33.0 x 14.1
* formerly steam screw MORLEY.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1886


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crewmen arrested
Date of Original:
1891
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McN.E.173
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Grand Traverse (Propeller), U91129, 22 Oct 1891