The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Iroquois (Propeller), 6 Jun 1901

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The Craig Shipbuilding Co. will launch 2 new boats within the next 2 months. One is for the Arnold Transit Co. and will be called the IROQUOIS. The other will be a passenger steamer for the Lakeside Navigation Co.
      Buffalo Evening Times
      June 6, 1901 5-2

At the works of the Craig Ship Building Co., Toledo, the passenger steamer IROQUOIS, which is being built for the Arnold Transportation Co. of Mackinaw Island, Mich., and a smaller passenger vessel, the Lake Side, for the Sandusky & Island Transportation Co. of Sandusky, are so near completion that they will be delivered to their owners shortly. The IROQUOIS is expected to be even faster than the CHIPPEWA, built some time ago for the Arnold company,
      Marine Review
      July 4, 1901

      Amherstburg, July 27 - The new passenger stm. IROQUOIS on her first trip became disabled at the entrance to the Detroit River through something breaking on the engine. She was brought here and will be detained until tonight making repairs. The IROQUOIS has just been built at Toledo, for the Arnold Line and is a sister ship to the CHIPPEWA.
      Toledo Daily Blade
      July 27, 1901 8-8

IROQUOIS Built July 15, 1901 Passenger Propeller - Steel
U. S. No. 100730 1169 gt - 795 nt 214' x 34.4' x 21.2'
Taken to West Coast in 1907; returned to Lakes in 1920. Returned to West Coast in 1927 and converted into auto ferry.
Still enrolled in 1968.
      Toledo Shipbuilding Master List
      Institute for Great Lakes research
      Perrysburg, Ohio

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Iroquois (Propeller), 6 Jun 1901