The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Huron (Ferry), 1 Jul 1875

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The old barge HURON, which has been in use for many years at the Grand Trunk crossing in ferrying cars, has been sold and will be converted into a drydock
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Wednesday, July 21, 1875

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      The barge HURON has been bought by "Sandy" and Archie Stewart and will have three feet added to her sides to give her a capacity for taking the largest vessels as a floating dry dock. The sum paid was $1,500 in gold. Her arches will be removed.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Thursday, July 22, 1875

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The work of fitting the barge HURON for a drydock is actively progressing, and a large force of men are employed in tearing her down and removing the arches which will be placed on the sides. The HURON when completed will make the finest floating drydock on the lakes.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Tuesday, August 31, 1875

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The Wolverine dry-dock is located on the river bank below the city water works. It is 210' long, 44' wide and has a depth of 14-1\2 feet over keel blocks. The dock and shipyard with the extensive work shops and derrick which have been erected are to property of Messrs. William Stewart, I.D. Carleton, and Alex Stewart, the latter of whom is well known as a shipbuilder.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Tuesday, April 11, 1876

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Huron (Ferry), 1 Jul 1875