Chequamegon (Propeller), U127764, 1 Jun 1905
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AROUND CAPE HORN
STEAMER CHEQUAMEGON LEAVES LAKES FOR CALIFORNIA
Ashland, June 8. - The steamer CHEQUAMEGON, of Ashland, now running between Milwaukee and White Fish bay, will leave for Los Angeles the latter part of this month. Besides the owner, Louis Cartier, a few invited guests will take the trip. Coaling stations have been picked out on the South American coasts, and the expenses of the trip are figured at $800.
The CHEQUAMEGON was built at Manitowoc in 1893 for service between Ashland and the Apostle Islands. She is 101 feet long and 22 feet beam. After reaching southern California the CHEQUAMEGON will run to the Catalina Islands. Her long trip around Cape Horn will be watched with great interest.
Detroit Free Press
June 9, 1905
Steam srew CHEQUAMEGON. U.S. No. 127764. Built in 1903 at Manitowoc, Wis. Home port, Chicago, Ill. Of 141 tons gross; 112 tons net. 500 indicated horsepower. Classed as a passenger steamer with a crew of 5 persons. 101.0 x 22.4 x 9.6.
Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1909
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- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes