Vessel Transfers. - The following are the more important transfer of vessels which have taken place during the year of 1873, a large number of a minor character having been omitted. The total amount of sales is upward of $5,000,000.
Tug Winslow, J. M. Ballantine to S. B. Grummond, of Detroit, for $22,500.
Propeller J. L. Hurd, Candler Bros., to Chicago parties, for $40,000.
Schooner H. A. Richmond, J. M. Jones to Scott & Brown, of Detroit, for $4,000, in an unfinished state.
Tug Thomas Quayle, to Elam Fisher and Geo. H. Parker, of Detroit, for $28,000.
Schooner Portland, D. Whitney, Jr., to B. Whitaker, of Detroit, for $19,000.
Schooner Zack Chandler, R. W. Hudson to W. M. Eagan, of Chicago, for $15,000.
Schooner R. C. Crawford, A. Smith & Co. to Myers & Blackbury, of Chicago, for $10,000.
Schooner Norman, F. B. Gardner to Mosher & Dunham, Chicago, for $11,000.
Schooner J. Webber, J. Brown, et al. to C. Sloncer, of Chicago, for $9,500.
Propeller Messenger, Goodrich Steamboat Company to E. P. Ferry, of Whitehall, for $30,000.
Schooner E. M. Carrington, T. S. Skinner and others to Frank Brown, of Cleveland, for $6,500.
Tug H. A. Ballentine, by Ballentine & Co. to J. P. Sullivan, Detroit, for $9,000.
Barge Oliver Cromwell, J. P. Clark to John Pridgeon, Detroit, for $14,000.
Schooner Star of the North, C. C. Blodgett to Rankin & Wilson, of Detroit, for $7,000.
Schooner Columbian, Cooper & Meginnity to Western Transportation Company, Detroit, for $20,000.
Steamer Eighth Ohio, Turner & J. A. Sloan to Pridgeon & Demass, for $6,000.
Steamer Milton D. Ward, same to same, for $18,000.
Steamer Geo. L. Dunlap, Englemann Transportation Company to D. Cole, for $45,000.
Steamship Gordon Campbell, John Owen and others to Erie & Western Transportation Company, for $69,000.
Tug Vulcan, E. W. Hudson to Moore & Alger, Detroit, for $36,000.
Propeller Phil Sheridan, J. L. Hurd & Co. to J. M. Nichol & others, for $65,000.
Schooner H. C. Winslow, E. W. Hudson to F. W. Tefield, , for $15,000.
Steam barge Mary Mills, Mills & Taylor to C. McIlroy, for $18,000.
Bark Constitution, J. B. Merrill to Beck & Wilkins, Milwaukee, for $21,000.
Schooner Higgie & Jones, Higgie & Jones to Wm. Doyle, Chicago, $32,000.
Scow American Champion, Capt. White to Felcher & Co., Sandusky, for $8,500.
Schooner Light Guard, Heffner, Mayes & Slackford to D. McCormick, for $18,000.
Steamer John Sherman, River & Lake Shore Company to D. Cole and others, for $18,357.
Steamer Marine City, River and Lake Shore line to D. Gallagher, for $80,000.
Bark William Sturgis, Higgie & Moore to H. Christersons, Chicago, for $11,000.
Schooner Minnie Slausson, J. R. Slausson to J. O. Perrett, for $32,000.
Schooner L. Van Valkenburg, Thos. L. Parker to Otto Schunnemann, Chicago, for $13,000.
Schooner Winnie Wing, W. H. Wolf to Edwin Nickerson, $15,750.
Propeller Araxes, Union Steamboat Company to McCabe & Jesseman, $21,000.
Schooner Telegraph, Curtiss & Brainard to John Enright, Toledo, for $10,000.
Barge Northern Light with machinery, Hanna & Co. to Kelly & Green, Bay City, $10,000.
Bark City of Milwaukee, Harnett & Byrne to Samuel Moore, of Chicago, for $15,000.
Bark Chenango, C. H. Ferris to D. N. Town, $15,000.
Schooner Groton, Latham & Wheeler to W. Robinson, Chicago, $26,000.
Schooner Hattie Howard, James Garrett to M. Dunn, $18,000.
Schooner William Young, by Good & Dale, to Munger & Tuttle, $18,000.
Schooner Elvina, B. Everleigh to Dunn & Lee, on p. t.*
Schooner Star of Hope, Trowbridge estate to Crosby and others, Ashtabula, $9,000.
Schooner Newton, ---- Hagaman to Brown & Bromley, $13,500.
Schooner H. G. Cleveland, Jones and others to Wiener & Weber, $18,500.
Schooner A. W. Luckey, Jenkins and others to B. Donaheld, $13,000.
Schooner America, Lester Bradner to C. M. Smith, Chicago, $6,000.
Schooner Game Cock, Maurice Dunne to Dyman & Baker, $10,000.
Schooner M. Williams. Taylor & Thomas to George C. Finney, Chicago, $15,000.
Schooner H. C. Albrecht, Jones & Albrecht to Wm. Walsh, Chicago, $15,500.
Propeller City of Fremont, John Pridgeon to N. Englemann, $53,000.
Steamer Reindeer, purchased by Sweet & Wallace, Toledo, $22,000.
Propeller City of Madison, Spencer & Co. to F. B. Gardner, $16,000.
Schooner Maid of the Mist, Fred. H. Blood to M. G. Sage, Toledo, $4,500.
Schooner Thomas P. Sheldon, J. Kilderhouse to Fish & Armstrong, Buffalo, $35,000.
Tug O. Wilcox, E. Trowbridge's estate to Livingstone & Chesebrough, $34,000.
Schooner E. P. Dorr, Homer Glass to Peter Dufane, Oswego, $12,000.
Schooner L. W. Perry, Port Huron parties to Raab & Lang, Cheboygan, $17,500.
Schooner City of Manitowoc, J. Richards to Homer Glass & Co., Racine, $26,000.
Schooner Jas. Garrett, J. Elsey to Daniel C. Swinburne, Milwaukee, $17,000.
Schooner E. C. Roberts, purchased by J. L. Woods, Lexington, $16,000.
Schooner John Miner, R. Spinks to Higgie & Jones, Chicago, $16,500.
Schooner Florida, Thos. S. Mott to J. G. Jenkins, Oswego, $35,000.
Schooner Henry Fitzhugh, Thos. S. Mott to Geo. Budge, Oswego, $30,000.
Schooner B. Hagerman, to Capt. Brown, Cleveland, $13,000.
Schooner Hoboken, F. D. Barker to Hathaway & Martin, Oswego, $23,000.
Schooner Caroline Bates, purchased by James Parks, Toledo, $18,500.
Bark Favorite, H. C. Winslow to Anderson & Harnet, Buffalo, $26,000.
Schooner E. Fitzgerald, R. K. Winslow to Heley, Toledo, $23,000.
Propeller Michigan, Northern Transportation Co. to L. Gow(illegible)350.
Schooner Onward, Richard Wade to Scott & Williams, Racine, $14,000.
Schooner J. B. Penfield, purchased by Ball, Cleveland, $15,000.
Schooner Smith & Post, purchased by Capt. Dygert, who sails her, $16,000.
Schooner M. L. Collins, J. Enright to Stone and others, Milwaukee, $10,000.
Propeller Messenger, purchased by (illegible) Whitehall, Mich., $30,000.
Bark D. Van Valkenburg, to William Welsh, French & Co., Milwaukee for (illegible)
Steam barge St. Clair, Wilds & Co. to Charles Westcott, $20,000.
Schooner Floretta, J. Stupenski to Taylor, Chicago, $29,000.
Schooner B. Parsons, purchased by McGraw, Cheboygan, $12,100.
Schooner H. C. Potter, Jesse Hoyt to (illegible) Algonac, $20,000.
Tug J. L. Beckwith, J. Kelderhouse to (illegible) and others, Detroit, $12,400.
Tug John Martin, Livingstone & Co. to (illegible) and others, $37,000.
Bark L. C. Woodruff, Vosburg & Co. to (illegible) Winslow, $11,500.
Schooner Niagara, Parsons & Humble to (illegible) Winslow, Buffalo, $70,000.
Schooner J. R. Benson, S. Neelon, (illegible)rine, purchaser, $21,000.
Tug Douglass, purchased by Eaton & Co., Detroit, $10,000.
Schooner Grace Channon, purchased by (illegible)non & Graham, $21,000.
Tug Mystic, J. M. Jones to Louis Tra(illegible) St. Marie, $12,000.
Steamship Minneapolis, Capt. E. W(illegible) Englemann, Milwaukee, $90,000.
Schooner Louisa, L. Shickaluna to M(illegible) St. Catharines, $10,500.
Schooner Ellen Spry, F. B. Gardner to (illegible) Spry, $15,000.
Scow Moses Gage, J. L. Woods, L(illegible) purchaser, $13,000.