The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Keweenaw (Steamboat), U14043, 1 Mar 1866

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SHIPBUILDING AT DETROIT. - The following statement is taken from the Tribune:
      Miscellaneous. - Messrs. H. & S. Jenkins are building at their yard above Windsor, a new tug for themselves. She is nearly planked and will be ready for launching as soon as navigation opens. Her dimensions are 90 feet long, 20 feet beam and 10 feet depth of hold. The engine and boilers for her are being constructed at St. Catharines, C. W.
      The propeller MONTGOMERY is undergoing considerable repairs, which consist principally of new covering boards, arch posts, fenders, masts and part new ceiling.
      The steamer CITY OF TOLEDO has received new upper cabins her entire length, and is being repainted and fitted up in good style.

*The splendid steamer KEWEENAW, built last fall, at Newport, by Mr. Arnold, for Capt. Eber Ward, for the Lake Superior trade, is receiving new engines and boilers, and is being fitted up in an elegant manner. She will be ready to commence operations by the first of May.

      The brig WAURECAN is being stripped of her outfit, which is to go into a new vessel new being built at Cleveland. The WAURECAN's hull is to be used as a barge, having been purchased for that purpose by Hackett & Co.
      Captain P.E. Wright has purchased the Western Transportation Company's propeller NEPTUNE for $22,000.
      The old schooner ENTERPRISE, which has been lying dismantled and sunk several years, near the upper portion of the city, is being repaired, and put in condition for service.
      The propeller SALINA, owned by Messrs. Gallagher & Tremalne, of Marine City, and built by P. Leslie, at that place, is having her machinery, which was constructed by Flower & Bro., placed in her. This craft is 141-1/2 feet long, 26 feet beam, and 10 feet depth of hold. She will be ready for business by the opening of navigation. She is intended for the Saginaw and Toledo lumber trade, exclusively for freighting, and is a good, substantial craft, without upper cabin.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      March 7, 1866

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Keweenaw (Steamboat), U14043, 1 Mar 1866