The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 27 Jun, 1895

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J. H. Wade's yacht Wadena, of Cleveland, is again in New York after a voyage to Japan, where she cruised along the coast with her owners and friends aboard. The Wadena was just a year on the trip to Japan. She sailed from New York for Gibraltar June 16, 1894. From there she went to Malta, completing the run from New York to that port in seventeen days, having used 100 tons of coal. From Malta she went by way of the Suez canal to Yokohama. Mr. Wade and party had crossed to Japan by way of San Francisco.

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This was J. H. Wade's palatial steam yacht WADENA (US#81346). The 133-foot beauty was built at Cleveland in 1891 and sailed by the Wade family until commandeered by the U. S. Navy in 1917. After her wartime service she returned to private hands, but not to the lakes. She was scrapped in 1931.
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27 Jun, 1895
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Dave Swayze
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Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 27 Jun, 1895