Globe (Barge), U39339, 24 Jun 1868
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The hull of the prop. GLOBE, burned in Saginaw Bay some years since, has been converted into a barge. Her tonnage is 208 23/100; length 142 ft.; breadth 24 ft.; depth of hold 8 ft. She will be commanded by Capt. C.H. Lane, and is to be towed by Ballentine, Crawford & Co.'s line.
Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
June 24, 1868 3-4
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THE TWO GLOBES. - There arrived here on Sunday the Globe, now a barge but formerly the brig of that name, and at one time was acknowledged the fleetest vessel on the lakes. Captain William Dickson, an early lake navigator, though now deceased, ordered her built at Buffalo, and to be unsurpassed as regards model and speed. The work was faithfully carried out and the vessel continued in constant service for twenty-eight years, and is yet in a comparative sound condition. The barge GLOBE, Jr., is also engaged in the lumber trade, and, formerly a propeller, has been in service twenty-seven years, and performs her trips regularly throughout the season. There is a wide estrangement in the model of these vessels and those of the present period.
Detroit Free Press
Tuesday, November 19, 1872
Barge GLOBE. U. S. No. 39339. Of 208.28 tons gross. Home port, East Saginaw, Mich.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1869
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- converted to barge
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- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes