The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
W. H. Wolf (Tug), U80821, 9 Apr 1881


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Two launches took place at Milwaukee on Saturday afternoon, the steam-barge J. H. SCHRIGLEY at the Milwaukee Company's yard, and the tug W. H. WOLF at Wolf & Davidson's. Both launches were attended with success, though the latter was marred by an almost fatal accident. As the tug started down the ways Captain James McGinn, her master and part owner, was thrown from the deck by a sudden jerk and landed head first on the dock among a lot of timber, sustaining an ugly scalp wound which extended from the forehead to the back of the skull. If care is taken of the injured man the doctor who dressed the wound says nothing serious will result.
      Cleveland Herald
      Wednesday, April 13, 1881


      Steam screw W.H. WOLF. U.S. No. 80821. Of 42 tons gross; 21 tons net. Built at Milwaukee, Wis., in 1881. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 62.0 X 16.5 X 9.3
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1898
     
     
      Steam screw JAMES A. QUINN.* U.S. No. 80821. Of 42 tons gross; 21 tons net. Built at Milwaukee, Wis., in 1881. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 62.1 X 16.5 X 9.3
      * Formerly steam screw W.H. WOLF.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1899


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launch, Milwaukee
Date of Original:
1881
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McN.E.8948
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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W. H. Wolf (Tug), U80821, 9 Apr 1881