The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Jun 9, 1905


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AROUND CAPE HORN
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STR CHEQUAMEGON LEAVES LAKES FOR CALIFORNIA

Ashland, June 8. - The steamer Chequamegon, of Ashland, now running between Milwaukee and White Fish bay, will leave for Los Angeles the latter part of this month. Besides the owner, Louis Cartier, a few invited guests will take the trip. Coaling stations have been picked out on the South American coasts, and the expenses of the trip are figured at $800.

The Chequamegon was built at Manitowoc in 1893 for service between Ashland and the Apostle Islands. She is 101 feet long and 22 feet beam. After reaching southern California the Chequamegon will run to the Catalina Islands. Her long trip around Cape Horn will be watched with great interest.


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Newspaper
Item Type:
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Notes:
Anyone have any information on whether CHEQUAMEGON ever made it to California? She is not listed under this name in the 1910 Merchant Vessels.
Date of Original:
Jun 9, 1905
Local identifier:
GLN.5221
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), Jun 9, 1905