The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Hyacinth (Propeller), Govt., 26 Jul 1902

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The Govertment light hous tender HYACINTH was launched at the Jenks Ship Building yard at 3:15 o'clock this afternoon in the presence of several hundred people. The launch was a complete success. The boat is 160 feet long and is a handsome little craft. Major J.G. Warren of Milwaukee who has charge of the 9th Light House district represented the government at the launching.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Saturday, July 26, 1902

The new government steamer HYACINTH passed out of Black River on Sunday afternoon to make her trial trip.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Monday, May 25, 1903
      U. S. Lighthouse tender HYACINTH. Built Port Huron, 1903, by Jenks Ship Building Co. Of 738.0 gross tons. Sold to commercial line at Muskegon in 1949 and reportedly renamed NORTH WIND but never documented at that time
      Herman Runge List

Steam screw HYACINTH. Of 718 gross tons. Steel built. 160.6 x 28.0 x 14.0. Built Port Huron, Mich., 1902
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1906
      Vessels of the Light-house Establishment

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Hyacinth (Propeller), Govt., 26 Jul 1902