The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 11 Oct, 1873

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THE UNION. - The propeller Union, which went ashore at Sauble Point, Lake Superior, and is reported a total loss, was built at Cheboygan*, and had been in service twelve years. She was 534 tons burden, and has plied the most of her time between Chicago and the Lake Superior region. Her name has been, and is at the present time, a very prominenet one, at variuos lake ports there being in commission no less than 3 sidewheelers and 4 tugs, besides 8 schooners and scows yet afloat of that name, notwithstanding there is one Union less.

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*actually Manitowoc       Off. # Rig Name G.T. Home Port       25026 Sc. Union 97.71 Chicago, Ill.       25027 Sl. Union 9.04 Chicago, Ill.       25041 St. s. Union 28.93 White Lake, Mich       25045 Sc. Union 35.66 Green Bay, Wisc       25046 St. Union 41.35 Milwaukee, Wisc       25047 St. Union 118.95 Green Bay, Wisc       25048 St. Union 553.73 Sheboygan, Wisc       25095 Sc. Union 37.77 Huron, Ohio       25097 Sl. Union 8.85 Sandusky, Ohio       25104 St. Union 37.63 Chicago, Ill.       25124 Sc. Union 25.00 Rochester, NY       25138 *Sc. Union 72.53 Chicago, Ill.       25139 *Sc. Union 20.75 Chicago, Ill.             Plus the Canadians:       Sc. Union 72.38 Port Dover, Ont.       St.(ferry)Union 1190.19 Windsor, Ont.      
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11 Oct, 1873
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Dave Swayze
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Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 11 Oct, 1873