The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
J. J. Hagerman (Tug), 1 Sep 1872

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On Wednesday morning last the new tug J.J. HAGERMAN was launched from the boat yard of Mr. Geo. H. Notter at the foot of Virginia St. It was built for Starke Bros. of Milwaukee. The HAGERMAN is 75 ft. in length, 16 ft. beam, and 8 1/2 ft. depth of hold. The engine is 22 inch boe and built by Pound Manufacturing Co. of Lockport. The boiler was furnished by Philip Riter. The tug is built of the best selected Michigan oak, and is first class. The cost is estimated at $14,000. Capt. Conrad Starke arrived in the city yesterday and will take the new tug to Milwaukee when the painting and graining is completed.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      September 13, 1872 3-1

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J. J. Hagerman (Tug), 1 Sep 1872