The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 19 Dec, 1872


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MARINE
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NEW TONNAGE - 1872

The following tonnage came upon the lakes during the navigation of 1872. We give only the tonnage proper, which does not include a large number of tugs which are of little or no significance, and in some cases where the tonnage has not been given have presented our own estimates:

STEAMERS, PROPELLERS OR OTHERWISE
Ocean400
City of Chatham400
Cuba1,300
Russia1,300
Java1,300
Argyle452
Lake Ontario450
Menominee.900
Peerless800
Canada450
Lake Michigan450
Ira H. Owen 600
China452
City of Dresden300
Chas. Reitz350
W. S. Ireland180
Sarah C. Sheldon800
W. N. Stanley450
Jarvis Lord1,000
Mary Mills300
E. B. Ward500
Queen of the Lakes400
Niagara400
Montana1,000
Neptune500
Lincoln300
Lisgar300
Total 14,134
SAIL CRAFT
Thomas Gawn700
Mohawk300
J. N. Foster437
City of Gd. Haven 200
Kate L. Bruce330
L. Hanna600
C. Youell320
Mary L. Higgie300
C. N. Nicholson675
Joseph Paige600
E. Blake395
Ahira Cobb980
Ishpeming600
Lisgar300
Nassau315
Albacore450
Kate Winslow735
Evening Star300
E. T. Judd400
P. B. Locke400
L. C. Butts500
City of Green Bay600
Thos. W. Ferry600
D. S. Austin200
L. Seaton250
Maggie McRea200
T. Butler250
N. Reddington700
John Wesley300
Thomas Quayle760
J. B. Merritt200
Higgie & Jones700
Penokee280
Geo. Davis300
G. H. Warrington800
Belle McPhee180
A. B. Norris700
F. Berriman480
M. A. Muir300
Augusta452
J. R. Noyes320
Mary Battle390
Emerald380
Lady Dufferin385
Total19,828
BARGES
Jupiter400
Saturn400
Venus400
Mercury400
L. Treeker*.400
Total2,000
Grand total36,762
New tonnage in 187134,721
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Increase2,041
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TONNAGE LOST IN 1872
The following will comprise the tonnage lost on the lakes in 1872, as near as can be ascertained.
SIDE-WHEELS
Kingston433
St. Lawrence340
Total773
PROPELLERS
China (Canadian)400
Galena812
Lac La Belle900
Detroit1,000
Dalhousie335
Mary Ward400
Total2,947
SCHOONERS
White Squall241
Neshota287
Cortlandt174
B. R. Lummis159
Corsair315
Summit225
Phalarope266
Lydia Case246
Rapid191
M. McNair169
G. J. Whitney375
Ned Robson62
Liberty89
W. O. Brown400
G. C. Griswold354
Jupiter400
Saturn400
S. Robinson312
W. G. Grant356
E. Kanter378
D. L. Couch119
Russel Dart297
L. Meeker400
Orion240
Jennie and Annie400
Erie84
David Dall120
Kenosha377
Magdala180
Scotland187
Montaineer286
Wenona286
A. Medbury225
Jason Parker150
Meridian118
William John72
Emily100
Welland196
J. A. McDonald101
Coquette260
M. Mitchell194
Souvenir79
W. Elgin180
Middlesex306
Total10,805
BRIGS
Montezuma237
BARGES
Adriatic824
Baltic618
Hunter596
R. R. Elliott321
Forester504
Iron City677
J. H. Drake350
Planet1,000
Forest Queen462
Table Rock179
Total5,531
SCOWS
Forest Maid80
Hanson100
Ada89
Ida and Mary180
Herondelle99
Granville72
Fenton210
N. Cochrane100
Total921
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Grand Total22,580
New tonnage.36,762
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In favor of new tonnage14,202
The schooner Wilkes,** which was commissioned and lost during the season, has not been entered in the above schedule.
*Meeker
**Willis


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Date of Original:
19 Dec, 1872
Local identifier:
GLN.3432
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Dave Swayze
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 19 Dec, 1872