The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Mary (Tug), 7 Sep 1874


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Mr. George Hardison is building a small tug boat at his yard in the Black River. She is in frame, partly ceiled, and of the following dimensions: 73' overall, 15' 2" beam. Her engines are being built by Farrar and Tufes at Buffalo. Mr. Hardison is building her at his own risk and intends to sell her or use her for the canal trade. She will be launched sometime in September.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Thursday, July 23, 1874

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The new tug built by Mr. Hardison was launched yesterday and this morning was towed down to Fitzgerald's shipyard where she took on her boiler and parts of her machinery.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Tuesday, September 8, 1874

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      The tug MARY with the barque FAVORITE in tow, passed down on her maiden trip. She is the new tug built by Mr. Hardison, Esq., of this city.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Monday, October 12, 1874


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launch, Port Huron
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1874
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McN.E.6660
Language of Item:
English
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William R. McNeil
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Mary (Tug), 7 Sep 1874