The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Ishpeming (Schooner), U100039, 29 Jan 1898

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Buffalo, Jan. 29 - Among the vessels wintering at Black Rock are the schrs. GEORGE G. HOUGHTON, G.W. JOHNSON, TYPO, ISHPEMING, A.J. ROGERS, OLIVER MITCHELL and stm. SAGINAW VALLEY. Capt. Thomas M. Ryan, who is interested in the SAGINAW VALLEY, JOHNSON, TYPO and ROGERS, is repairing them extensively. The SAGINAW VALLEY is being cut down into a single decker and may go into the lumber trade. The JOHNSON is breaking the record for receiving steam power again, after having had it taken out and running as a towbarge some years. The TYPO is receiving, deck, rail stanchions covering board etc. The ROGERS is being overhauled, and the HOUGHTON will at least take a general overhauling.
      Milwaukee Scrapbook
      January 29, 1898

Schooner ISHPEMING. U. S. No. 100039. Of 418 tons gross; 397 tons net. Built Detroit, Mich., 1872. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 157.3 x 26.4 x 11.6 Crew of 6.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1903

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Ishpeming (Schooner), U100039, 29 Jan 1898