The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Westward (Scow), 1 Feb 1871


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The same company( Toledo & Saginaw Transportation Co. {Lester & Bros.) also has the scow "WESTWARD" built at East Saginaw in the stocks here and are transforming her into a barge, by cutting off the ends and putting in a schooner bow and stern. Her new dimensions are 155' length, 28' beam, and 8' hold. She will carry 400,000 feet of lumber and will be ready on the opening of navigation. Wm. Stewart & Co. of Port Huron is furnishing the iron, spikes, oakum, pitch, etc, used in building the above and over 50 men are employed.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      February 10, 1871
     


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converting into barge
Date of Original:
1871
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McN.E.5351
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Westward (Scow), 1 Feb 1871