The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), February 29, 1892

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Fortunate Sailors Who Have Good Berths Secured for Next Season

Following is a partial list of appointments of masters and chief engineers for the coming season:

Warner & Co., Cleveland: Steamer Keystone, Capt. William Burns. Schooners- J. G. Masten, Capt. Henry Parker; H. A. Kent, Capt. R. E. Byrne; Joseph Paige, Capt. W. R. Williams.

Tonawanda Barge Line, Tonawanda, N. Y.: Steamers- E. R. Buell, Capt. Woodgrift; Canisteo, Capt. W. J. Lynn, Engineer W. P. Boynton; A. Weston, Capt. M. Hyde; Alleghany, Capt. W. Sunderland.

H. J. Webb & Co., Cleveland: Steamers- Roumania, Capt. R. J. Crowley, Engineer E. W. Prince; J. H. Outhwaite, Capt. Louis Stone, Engineer Martin Burns. Schooners- John J. Barlum, Capt. George Brock; Genoa, Capt. Alex Porter; Camden, Capt. H. Cummings; Thomas P. Sheldon, Capt. P. H. Smith.

Schlesinger Inter-State Transit Company, Milwaukee: Steamers- D. W. Rust, Capt. Frank Rice; Progress, Capt. Daniel Sullivan; Schooner Tokio, Capt. J. Rafferty.

L. S. Sullivan, Toledo: Schooners- C. C. Barnes, Capt. John Cunningham; John Schuette, Capt. Frank Henrich.

Republic Iron Company, Cleveland: Steamers- Republic, Capt. J. A. Landfair; Specular, Capt. A. J. Rattray; Colonial, Capt. C. B. Tower; Continental, Capt. Charles Hinslea. Schooners- Magnetic, Capt. William McGrevey; Grace Holland, Capt. Henry Rogers.

B. Whitaker & Son, Detroit: Steamer B. Whitaker, Capt. Patrick Ryan, Engineer Jacob Sutter. Schooners- S. V. R. Watson, Capt. G. M. Kunnea; Unadilla, Capt. H. H. Hickmont.

Frank Perew, Buffalo: Steamers- A. P. Wright, Capt. John Perew, Engineer A. Haze; John B. Lyon, Capt. Frank D. Perew, Engineer Hugh M. Langdon.

Palmer & Co. Cleveland: Steamers- George Presley, Capt. Charles Miner; W. L. Wetmore, Capt. Charles Wallace, Engineer Church; Queen of the West, no appointments. Schooners- Brunette, Capt. John Conner; J. B. Kitchen, Capt. Henderson.

James McBrier, Erie: Steamers- Uganda (new boat building at Bay City), Capt. C. H. Wilson, Engineer W. Meade; Nyanza, Capt. Frank D. Welcome, Engineer J. R. Blanchette; Fedora, Capt. F. A. Fick, Engineer Charles Davis.

Mutual Transportation Company, Cleveland: Steamers- Cambria, Capt. John Dunn, Engineer Thomas Drysdale; Corsica, Capt. William Cumming, Engineer William Steen; Corona, Capt. J. B. Hall, Engineer J. Wilcox.

Menominee Transit Company, Cleveland: Steamers- Roman, Capt. A. J. Greenley, Engineer A. Wells; Grecian, Capt. J. A. Walsh, Engineer W. H. Jerome; Briton, Capt. M. W. Gotham, Engineer O. H. Gilmore; German, Capt. T. W. Dunn, Engineer William Sanderson: Saxon, Capt. S. Murphy, Engineer G. W. Mason; Norman, Capt. S. Stratton, Engineer Clement Clark.

Capt. Peter Minch, Cleveland: Steamers- Western Reserve, Capt. Albert Myers, Engineer William Seaman; Onoko, Capt. William Gerlach, Engineer John Smith; Philip Minch, Capt. William Young, Engineer E. C. Bacon; H. A. Tuttle, Capt. Cornelius Young; John N. Glidden, Capt. W. H. Johnson, Engineer J. P. Klasen; A. Everett, Capt. Henry Trinter. Schooners- Sophia Minch, Capt. Joseph Lampoh; George H. Warmington, Capt. Fred Galton; Fred A. Morse, Capt. H. Fisher.

Bradley Line, Cleveland: Steamers- Gladstone, Capt. J. Holmes, Engineer John Broderick; Hesper Capt. B. H. Jones, Engineer J. W. Twohy; Pasadena, Capt. F. H. Rae, Engineer William Wilkie; M. B. Grover, Capt. M. Mulholland, Engineer William Angell; City of Cleveland, Capt. C. Moran, Engineer H. C. Talbot; R. P. Ranney, Capt. William Anderson, Engineer H. F. Hunt; E. B. Hale, Capt. L. Stough, Engineer Gilbo; Fred Kelley, Capt. Henry Peterson, Engineer R. S. Hannah; J. S. Fay, Capt. W. Morris, Engineer Irwin Morrison; Superior, Capt. Paul Howell, Engineer W. H. Bond; S. E. Sheldon, Capt. C. H. Tift, Engineer G. E. Wheeler; Henry Chisholm, Capt. John Wysoon, Engineer R. E. Smithells. Schooners- Ahira Cobb, Capt. E. Saveland; John Martin, Capt. Charles Ahlstrom; D. P. Rhodes, Capt. George McLeod; Adriatic, Capt. Henry Brock; Negaunee, Capt. Anthony Leland; Alva Bradley, Capt. George Richards; Sandusky, Capt. E. P. Spear; Thomas Quayle, Capt. Robert Anderson; S. P. Ely, Capt. J. M. Thomas; M. R. Warner, Capt. N. Gifford; S. H. Kimball, Capt. A. P. Klumpf.

H. H. Brown & Co., Cleveland: Steamers- Castalia, Capt. C. C. Allen, Engineer James Hay; LaSalle, Capt. H. W. Stone, Engineer W. G. Tilton; Joliet, Capt. P. L. Millen, Engineer F. L. Harmon; Wawatam, Capt. Ed Mooney, Engineer Dempsey, Griffin, Capt. O. W. Green, Engineer Henry Scharf; Monitor No. 1, Capt. G. A. Minor; Monitor No. 2, Capt. W. W. Brown.

Corrigan Bros., Cleveland: Steamers- Australasia, Capt. A. H. Gains; Bulgaria, Capt. R. J. Lyon; Caledonia, Capt. C. H. Cummings; Italia, Capt. A. W. Reed; Aurora, Capt. Robert McDowell. Schooners- Northwest, Capt. John Ward; Tasmania, Capt. Ed Lusk; George W. Adams, Capt. Robert Donaldson; J. I. Case, Capt. T. J. Robinson.

Cleveland Rolling Mill Company, Cleveland: Steamers- New boat, Capt. Thomas Wilford, Engineer James Clancy; J. H. Wade, Capt. C. M. Smartwood, Engineer L. Malley; J. H. Devereaux, Capt. Simon Gilmore, Engineer A. N. McDonald; William Chisholm, Capt. Richard Call, Engineer S. H. Hunter.

M. J. Cummings, Oswego, N. Y.: Steamers- Charles S. Parnell, Capt. P. Sniffin, Engineer James Carey; Monteagle, Capt. William Griffin, Engineer James Chestnut.

Cleveland Iron Mining Company, Cleveland: Steamers- Pontiac, Capt. James B. Lowe, Engineer T. B. Kelley; Frontenac, Capt. S. N. Murphy, Engineer P. W. Whelan; Kaliyuga, Capt. John Lowe, Engineer James Patterson. Schooner Frontenac, Capt. A. Peterson.

R. P. Fitzgerald & Co., Milwaukee: Frank Keating, chief engineer. Steamers- P. D. Armour, Capt. F. D. Chamberlin, Engineer Thomas Mason; John Plankinton, Capt. L. H. Powell, Engineer W. G. Fell; R. P. Fitzgerald, Capt. L. E. Boyce, Engineer John Mertes; W. M. Egan, Capt. E. H. Franke, Engineer R. E. Walker; Pueblo, Capt. P. Fitzgerald, Engineer James Regan; Denver, Capt. P. Christenson, Engineer John Smith; Topeka, Capt. A. Gibbs, Engineer J. J. Staley; Omaha, Capt. D. Stalker, Engineer Alex. Staley.

F. & P. M. Steamship Company, Saginaw: Steamers- F. & P. M. No. 1, Capt. M. McRae, Engineer R. McLaren; No. 3, Capt. J. Stewart, Engineer F. McLaren; No. 4, Capt. J. Russell, Engineer J. Collins; No. 5, Capt. J. E. Moody, Engineer C. H. Wilcox.

Capt. Charles Hubbard, Toledo: Steamers- George G. Hadley, Capt. H. D. Mallory, Engineer J. F. Walker; Panther, Capt. T. D. Gibson, Engineer W. N. Decker. Schooners- Massasoit, Capt. C. L. Goodsite; Penokee, Capt. John Griffin.

Hawgood & Avery, Cleveland; Steamers- George F. Williams, Capt. E. B. McQueen, Engineer James Balfour; Servia, Capt. Thomas Ellis, Engineer Andrew Wilcox; Waldo A. Avery, Capt. George Robarge, Engineer David Burns; George W. Morley, Capt. Edward Ballentine, Engineer A. J. Helbing; Belle Cross, Capt. W. H. Buzzard, Engineer James Lee. Schooners- H. A. Hawgood, Capt. Fred Alstrom; Moeonia(sic), Capt. Louis Bang; F. D. Ewen, Capt. W. D. Angell; Chicago Board of Trade, Capt. E. J. Buzzard; S. Clement, Capt. Fred Watson; Little Jake, Capt. Patrick Gordon.

Capt. John T. Hutchinson, Cleveland: Steamers- Germanic, Capt. John McNeff, Engineer Charles Price; Rube Richards, Capt. M. H. Place, Engineer G. P. Chipman. Schooners-Emma C. Hutchinson, Capt. L. G. Vosburg; May Richards, Capt. T. H. Woodward.

Moore & Bartow, Cleveland: Steamers- John W. Moore, Capt. Richard Neville; Louisiana, Capt. John Coulter; James Pickands, Capt. P. Dowdall; Siberia, Capt. W. W. Morris; Marquette, Capt. Ed Chilson; N. K. Fairbank, Capt. J. H. Stoffer.

Marine Transit Company, Marine City: Steamers- Aztec, Capt. Fred Howe, Engineer C. Derin; Toltec, Capt. James Taylor, Engineer A. Arenson. Schooners- Miztec, Capt. James Owen; Zapotec, Capt. Peter Thompson.

Truman Moore, Lorain, O.: Schooners- Alice B. Norris, Capt. F. E. Ingraham; Kate Winslow, Capt. T. I. Moore.

Charles Hebard, Pequaming, Mich.: Steamer Charles Hebard, Capt. James Parsons, Engineer Wm. Shoemaker. Schooners- Aloha, Capt. Alfred Eads; Annabelle Wilson, Capt. B. Hurley.

C. T. Morley, Marine City: Steamers- St. Lawrence, Capt. I. A. Nicholson, Engineer Andrew Manlon; John J. Hill, Capt. John Andrews.

Graham & Morton Line, Chicago: Steamers- City of Chicago, Capt. Charles McIntosh, Engineer Wm. McClure. The new steamer now building in the yard of the Detroit Dry-dock Company will be commanded by Edward Stines, of St. Joseph, and Robert McClure, of Detroit, will have charge of her machinery.

Capt. Homer Durand, Toledo: Steamer St. Paul, Capt. H. Durand, Engineer William Robinson. Schooners- P. B. Locke, Capt. J. A. Moore: Anna P. Grover, Capt. G. L. Durand.

Miscellaneous- Capt. F. Smallman, not W. H., will command the steamer City of Milwaukee this season; City of Rome, Capt. R. H. Long, Engineer A. E. Welsh; D. Leuty, Capt. J. S. McNeil, Engineer S. Stone; schooner G. K. Jackson, Capt. Curtis Jackson; schooner R. Bottsford, Capt. John Lovell; Simon Langell, Capt. A. R. Sinclair, Engineer Anthony Rein; Kalkaska, Capt. H. Fisk, Engineer George Miller; schooner Arenac, Capt. Henry Davis; Oscoda, Capt. George Ryan, Engineer Robert Leitsch; Alex Nimick, Capt. A. H. Reed, Engineer P. H. Doyle; John Harper, Capt. H. L. Mills; Marion, Capt. John Cockrane, Engineer Johnson.

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Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), February 29, 1892