The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Reported From the Crow's Nest
Door County Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 15 Apr 1899, p. 1, column 1

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Reported From the Crow's Nest

The steamer Pine Lake left Milwaukee for Manistee Saturday evening.

Four of the lifesaving crew at Ludington have served ten consecutive years there.

The steamer Neosho took on a cargo of coal at Cleveland on Saturday for Mllwaukee.

Soundings in the river and harbor channel at Sheboygan show an average depth of 19 feet.

Captain "Bud" Richardson will not com­mand the Manistee steamer Ida E. the coming season.

Capt. John Hough, formerly of the Moran, wiU command tho steambarge Arcadia this season>

Edward L. Sinclair has been appointed second assistant lighthouse-keeper at Huron island, Mich.

The steamer Edward Buckley has taken two cargoes of salt out of Manistee thus far the present season.

On Saturday the large fishing tug Oval Agitator left Manistique for Manitowoc to re­ceive needed repairs.

A Sheriffs wheel 7 feet in diameter has been ordered fqr the Steamer Frank Woods at Grand Haven. A Sheriffs wheel 6 feet 8 inches in diameter has also been forwarded to New Orleans for a tug.

John Kemming, formerly captain of the schooner G. W. Naghtin, will have charge of the R. G. Peters' fleet of towbarges, which will consist of the John Mark, Agnes Potter and George W. Naghtin. The steamer Chas. Reitz, which is to tow the barges, will be commanded by Capt. Jacob Berentsen of Mil­ waukee.

The steamer Wyoming of the Mills comblnation will not be in the Lackawanna line this season, but has been chartered to Bottsford, of Port Huron and will take the place of the Colorado in the line from that port and Washburn. The Lackawanna Green Bay line will be composed of the Cuba and Russia, as last season. It is expected that the Lackawanna line proper to Chicago will be composed of the line's two steamers, Lackawanna and Scranton, with the Gould/America and Brazil, though the charter is not complete yet. The western line will run the Gratwick, and Gilbert as before. These are all the line charters reported to date.

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15 Apr 1899
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Kemming, John ; Berentsen, Jacob ; Sinclair, Edward L. ; Richardson, Bud ; Hough, John
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 44.83416 Longitude: -87.37704
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Reported From the Crow's Nest