The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Newaygo (Propeller), U130488, 17 Jul 1890

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A large new steambarge for the Mills Transportation Vo. was launched from the Holland yard at Marine City this afternoon.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Thursday, July 17, 1890

The new steambarge NEWAYGO, which was launched at Marine City last week, is one of the best constructed boats on the lakes. She was built at Holland's yard under the supervision of Alex Anderson, one of the most competent builders on the lakes. She is 200 foot keel, 26.2 feet beam and 14 feet depth of hold. Her engine was built by H.J. Trout of the King Iron Works, Buffalo and is 23 x 46 inches and 20 inch stroke. She is finished in hardwood and furnished with a marine boiler built by Love & Schofield of Port Huron, size 10 1/2 x 16 feet. She will be ready for service shortly after August 1 and will engage in the iron ore and lumber trade.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Monday, July 21, 1890

Steam screw NEWAYGO. U. S. No. 130488. Of 906 gross tons; 697 tons net. Built Marine City, Mich., 1890. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 196.0 x 37.2 x 13.4 Crew of 14. Freight service. Of 950 indicated horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1903

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Newaygo (Propeller), U130488, 17 Jul 1890