The engines from the burned tug SEA GULL are being rebuilt here (Bay City, Mich.) one of them will be placed in the tug MANISTIQUE and the other will be placed in the PARKER, owned by Frank Reid.
March 7, 1895
The old steamer LUTHER WESTOVER, which has been lying sunk at the mouth of the river at Bay City has been raised and is being dismantled as the owner has no further use for her. The steamer SEE GULL will also be dismantled. Both were sidewheel river tugs and were for working in shallow water.
Port Huron Daily Times
Wednesday, August 18, 1897
Steam paddle SEA GULL. U. S. No. 23837. Of 74.74 tons gross; 47.63 tons net. Built Portsmouth, Mich., 1869. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 103.0 x 18.2 x 4.4 Of 13 nominal horsepower.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891