The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
John F. Eddy (Propeller), U76645, 10 Mar 1892

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Through its negotiations with Eddy Bros. and John Shaw of Bay City for new vessels, the Detroit Dry Dock Company a short time ago secured control of the steamer JOHN F. EDDY and consort JOHN SHAW, at a price, according to reports, of $118,700, $85,000 for the EDDY and $33,700 for the SHAW. The dry dock company in turn sold the boats to the International Sulphite Fiber Company of Detroit for $116,250. This latter company also owns the propeller A.G. LINDSAY. Capt. M.W. Humphrey will manage the boats.
      Marine Review
      March 10, 1892

Schooner BELL MITCHELL. U. S. No. 2892. Of 320.32 tons gross; 304.31 tons net. Built Algonac, Mich., 1874, Home port, Clayton, N.Y. 136.0 x 25.0 x 11.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885

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John F. Eddy (Propeller), U76645, 10 Mar 1892