The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
L. L. Lyon (Propeller), U14708


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Steam screw L.L. LYON. U. S. No. 14708. Of 138 tons gross. Built Cleveland, Ohio in 1857. First home port, Cleveland, Ohio. DISPOSITION -- Abandoned 1905
      Merchant Steam Vessels of the United States, 1790 to 1868
      The Lytle - Holdcamper List
     
     
Many Detroit vessel men will recall the ancient tug L.L. LYON, for many years owned at this port. She is one of the oldest boats on the lakes, aside from the government steamer MICHIGAN. Built in 1857. She passed through a long period of usefulness, and then for twelve or fifteen years lay with her nose in the mud, and half filled with water, just below the Springwells dry-dock. For some time the tug BOB ANDERSON kept her company, and finally the two were sold to a Duluth tug concern, were patched and painted up and made the long journey to the head of the lakes, and have never been seen down this way since. The ANDERSON burned a year or two ago, but the LYON, owned by the Union Towing & Wrecking Company, is towing dump-scows in Duluth harbor, and actually rates A2, due to half a dozen rebuilds.
      Detroit Free Press
      August 16, 1900
     


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McN.E.10909
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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L. L. Lyon (Propeller), U14708