The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
George M. Bibb (Propeller), 29 Oct 1891

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The condemned Revenue Cutter steamer BIBB was sold at Buffalo Saturday to G.H. Kimball and W.C. Jones of Cleveland who bid $2,500 for the hull, engines and boilers. The lifeboats, furniture and fuel were sold to other parties at low prices. The BIBB's bottom is sound but the topsides are considerable decayed. It is not learned what the buyers will do with the boat.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Wednesday, October 28, 1891

Cleveland Matters - G.H. Kimball and W. C. Jones of Cleveland paid $2,500 for the hull, engine and boilers of the condemned revenue cutter BIBB at Buffalo last week. They intend sending her to Maine. Mr. Kimball, who is chief engineer of the Lake Shore Railway Company, is interested in a Maine pleasure resort for which he had a small boat built at Ashtabula a short time ago.
      The Marine Review
      October 29, 1891

The late Revenue Cutter GEORGE M. BIBB which was recently condemned and sold, will be towed to Cleveland to be rebuilt at the Ship Owners Drydock Co. The BIBB is a very old boat, having been in the Navy before she was transferreed to the Revenue Marine at the close of the war.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Wednesday, Novemmber 25, 1891

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George M. Bibb (Propeller), 29 Oct 1891