The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Gem (Propeller), U10241, 5 Mar 1878


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The little steamer GEM has been purchased by Garfield & Farris and is being overhauled and rebuilt to be used as a tug in completing the Cleveland breakwater.
      Cleveland Herald
      Tuesday, March 5, 1878
     
     
     
Steamer GEM, of 56 tons. Built Marine City by Dixon in 1856. Owned by Warner. Home port, Fairport. Remarks. -- Formerly steamer RAFTSMAN. Not insurable.
      Association of Lake Underwriters
      Lake Hull Register, 1879

     
      Steam paddle GEM. U. S. No. 10241. Of 44.15 tons. Home port, Detroit, Mich. Of 25 horsepower
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871
     
     
     
      Steam screw GEM. U. S. No. 10241. Of 44.83 tons gross; 20.92 tons net. Built Newport, Mich., 1856. Home port, Charlevoix, Mich. of 30 horsepower
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1884
     
     


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rebuilt as tug
Date of Original:
1878
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McN.E.9054
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Gem (Propeller), U10241, 5 Mar 1878