The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Door County Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 7 May 1920, p. 6

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The lumber carrier I. W. Stephenson passed thru here Saturday bound for Milwaukee where it will enter the shipyard for extensive work which will require several weeks. The Stephenson intended stopping here and having the work done at the Universal but the local shipyard was unable to take the job being crowded with work. The steamer Nessen is still on the boxes and will be followed by the barge Ida Corning. The steamer Edward Buckley is to be docked for a new wheel and follows the Corning. The tug A. W. Leubke and the Dormer No. 2 will follow. next.

Off Ludington Harbor.--Pere Marquette No. 3 Wreck Buoy was established April 30, 1920. This buoy maintained by the owners of the vessel, is a 48.5 ft red and black horizontal striped spar buoy, 8 ft. above water, with a fixed white anchor light displayed thereon 9.5 feet above water, 75 feet west of wreck, to mark the wreck of the steamer was 190 feet long with 32.8 ft. beam and is lying in 45 feet of water in a north-easterly and southwesterly position, approximately 2756 feet from mouth of harbor; reported unofficially to have 18 feet of water over top of vessel. Marines are cautioned to keep a good distance form the wreck.

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7 May 1920
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    Latitude: 44.83416 Longitude: -87.37704
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Door County Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 7 May 1920, p. 6