The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Montague Observer (Montague, MI), 28 Apr 1892, p. 5

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The steamer Edward Buckley cleared from Chicago for Manistee, took on 400,000 feet of lumber and returned to Chicago in 46 hours and 45 minutes.-- Detroit Evening News. This is the steamer that the Montague Iron Works built the 19 and 36 by 30 stroke fore and aft compound marine engine for last summer.


The steamer Hunter of Manitowoc, Wis., owned by the A. Booth Packing Co. of Chicago, and for which the Montague Iron Works built a 15 and 28 by 20 steeple compound marine engine the past winter left Manitowoc the 20th for Lake Superior. Derrick Hall of this place is first engineer on her and her machinery works first class. George Lawton of this place is one of the firemen on her.

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28 Apr 1892
Personal Name(s):
Hall, Derrick ; Lawton, George
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Montague Iron Works ; A. Booth Packing Company
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.41668 Longitude: -86.35701
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Montague Observer (Montague, MI), 28 Apr 1892, p. 5