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Mary (Propeller), U91493, 10 May 1900


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The passenger steamer MARY was launched at St. Joseph, Mich., last week. She was bought last fall by the Graham & Morton Transportation Co. and burned at her dock two weeks later. The company rebuilt the boat during the winter and will place her on the Chicago run July 1.
      Marine Review
      May 10, 1900
     
     
When the MARY was rebuilt last winter she was given fin keels to keep her from rolling. They made a very slow boat of a very fast boat and the fins will be removed today.
      Chicago Inter Ocean
      July 6, 1900

     
St. Joseph, July 15. -- The MARY is to receive a new wheel at Chicago. It is hoped that this will enable her to make her old speed.
      Chicago Inter Ocean
      July 16, 1900


The steamer MARY of the Graham & Norton Line and CITY OF GRAND RAPIDS of the Barry Line were in a race to Waukegan, the MARY left Chicago 30 minutes after the CITY OF GRAND RAPIDS and reached Waukegan 15 minutes ahead of her.
      Chicago Inter Ocean
      September 9, 1900


The MARY came out yesterday after receiving a new wheel and other improvements. On her way back to St. Josehp to go into winter quarters she made the 65 miles in 4 hours, an average of 16¼ miles an hour. She will run between St. Joseph and Holland next season, making the round trip daily.
      Chicago Inter Ocean
      October 28, 1900
     

Propeller MARY. Of 360 gross tons. Built Marine City, 1882. Rebuilt 1900. Owned by Geo. G. Oliver et al. Home port, Michigan City. Value $25,000. Class A 1-1/2 REMARKS:-- Passenger. EE. decks rec. 02.
      Inland lloyds
      Vessel Register, 1903
     
     
Steam screw MARY. U. S. No. 91493. Of 170.91 tons gross; 116.58 tons net. Built Marine City, Mich, 1882. Home port, Marine City, Mich. 126.0 x 20.0 x 9.4.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
     


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rebuilt St. Joseph
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1900
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McN.E.10200
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English
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William R. McNeil
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Mary (Propeller), U91493, 10 May 1900