The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Thomas S. Christie (Propeller), 1 Feb 1885


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At Wheeler and Crane's yard at West Bay City, a new steam barge is on the stocks for Mitchell and Boutell. She will be a handsome craft and will have the powerful machinery of the old ANTELOPE. She will be 185 feet keel, 210 feet overall, 32 feet beam and 14 feet depth. She will be completed about the middle of May. [ALEX FOLSOM ?]
      The new steambarge which Wheeler and Crane of Bay City are building for the Jenness Co., of Detroit, will probably be completed in April. She is 165 feet keel, 30 feet beam and 11 foot hold. The engines of the old steambarge JENNESS will be placed in the new boat. [THOMAS S. CHRISTIE]
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Friday, February 6, 1885

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      The new steambarge built at F.W. Wheeler's yard at Bay City for the machinery of the steambarge B.W. JENNESS will be named the THOMAS S. CHRISTIE.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Saturday, April 11, 1885

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      The Bay City and Cleveland Transportation Co.'s new steambarge THOMAS S. CHRISTIE has been launched at Bay City. She will carry 500,000 feet of lumber and cost $45,000.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Tuesday, April 28, 1885

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building, &c.
Date of Original:
1885
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McN.E.1265
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Thomas S. Christie (Propeller), 1 Feb 1885