The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), July 2, 1880


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Full Text

The work of removing the machinery of the burned steamer Ruby was completed Wednesday at Chicago, and the hulk was towed to the south branch, where she will be converted into a lighter barge.


Media Type:
Text
Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
RUBY was actually converted from the 135 t. sidewheeler to a 106 t. three-mast schooner and lived out her usefulness in the lumber trade until abandoned about 1894.
Date of Original:
July 2, 1880
Local identifier:
GLN.5825
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 Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), July 2, 1880