Curtis & Brainard's wooden steamer MOHEGAN was launched Tuesday at Marine City by M.P.Lester. She is 225 feet keel, 59 foot bean, 14 foot hold, and will have a fore & aft compound engine built by S.F. Hodge &
Co. of Detroit.
November 16, I893
MOHEGAN is the name selected for the new lumber steamer which Curtis & Brainard of Toledo are completing at Marine City. Her tonnage, per Customs department measurement, is 1,216.51 gross. and 1,014.14 net. Her official Number is 92,561
January 4, 1894
The masts of the new steamer MOHEGAN have been stepped and they give her a handsome appearance. The work upon her cabin is rapidly nearing completion. It is expected that she will prove one of the largest, if not the largest wooden carriers of lumber on the lakes. Together with her consort, the MINGOE, the tow will move 2,400,000 feet of lumber. She has all the latest improvements including steam steering gear. -- Marine City.
February 22, 1894
The new steamer MOHEGAN is just about finished, Julius Lorinson fitted and set up her rigging last week. She is of I,300 tonnage. Rates A 1 and will be a first class lumber steamer in every respect. Her capacity is estimated at 1,300,000 feet of lumber or 1,900 tons of coal. Captain W.M. Hagen, last season in the MIAMI, will have command of her. She will tow the new barge MINGO and will trade to Lake Superior.
March 8, 1894