The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Northern Light (Barge), U18114, 1 Mar 1873

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Capt. William Kelly and Jerry Green of Bay City have purchased the hull of the propeller NORTHERN LIGHT from Hanna & Co., of Cleveland for $10,000 and will convert her into a barge. The machinery is now being removed.
      Chicago Inter Ocean
      March 21, 1873

Steam Screw NORTHERN LIGHT. U. S. No. 18114. Of 744 tons. Built Cleveland, Ohio 1858. First home port, Cleveland, Ohio. DISPOSITION:-- Rig changed to a barge April 23, 1873.
      Merchant Steam Vessels of the U. S. A.
      the Lytle - Holdcamper List, 1790 to 1868

Barge NORTHERN LIGHT, 858 tons. Built Cleveland Masrch 1858 by Lafrinier & Stevens. Owned by J. Green. Home port, Bay City. Value $5,000. Class b 2. REMARKS:- Formerly a propeller.
      Association of Lake Underwriters
      1876, Classification

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William R. McNeil
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Northern Light (Barge), U18114, 1 Mar 1873