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
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
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
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.