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Detroit and Michigan newspapers

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Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 15 Jul 1905 
TextNewspapers    The Richmond (US#11138) was worth $10,000 in 1864.
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 25 Jul 1905 
TextNewspapers    ... ESTIMATES OF $5,690,000 MADE FOR FUTURE WORK _______ The annual report of Lieut.-Col. Charles E. L. B. Davis, district engineer and engineer in charge of the deep waterway work through the lakes, has been forwarded to Washington Commerce through the Detroit river for the year ending June 30...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 27 Sep, 1905 
TextNewspapers    The GEORGE W. ROBY, a wooden steam barge, was converted to a towbarge after this incident, which occurred at the mouth of the Detroit River. Surprisingly, she burned to total loss in a nearly identical incident the following year, in almost the same spot (Lime Kiln Crossing). In that incident,...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 27 Sep, 1905 
TextNewspapers    Resorting to more primitive means, the VIGILANT, after a number of verbal warnings and even a shot across the bows, had rammed and sunk the U.S. fish tug GRACIE M. in June of the same year.
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Jun 9, 1905 
TextNewspapers    Anyone have any information on whether CHEQUAMEGON ever made it to California? She is not listed under this name in the 1910 Merchant Vessels.
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), May 13, 1905 
TextNewspapers    CANNON FOR HEAVING LINE _______ Goodrich Passenger Fleet Will Carry Them _______ Same Type Used by Life-Saving Stations _______ Delay in Receiving New Life-Preservers _______ Chicago, May 12. - Chicago steamboat lines are not only supplying all the apparatus prescribed by the stringent...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), August 19, 1905 
TextNewspapers    WON'T REDUCE LAKE LEVEL _______ COSTE'S OPINION OF DAM AT ST. MARY'S RAPIDS Ottawa, Ont., August 18. Louis Coste, of the international waterways commission, has returned from Sault Ste Marie, where he went in company with Mr. Mabee, K. C., of Toronto, and Mr. Clinton of Buffalo, to inspect...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Aug. 19, 1905 
TextNewspapers    ...., the Lyman C. and the Wilbert L. Smith. The B. Lyman Smith passed up yesterday morning at 8:30 o'clock. The L. C. Smith is the only one missing from the roll call. ...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 30 May, 1905 
TextNewspapers    NO TRUCKING _______ Kingston, May 29. - Capt. Crawford, commander of the ferry Fawcett, owned by the city council of Wolfe Island, is now engaged in a life and death struggle for the dignity of his profession. Capt. Crawford allowed that it is beneath his station as a commander of a steamboat...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Sat., May 27, 1905 
TextNewspapers    The FORBES burned from an exploding engine room lantern on St. Clair Flats, May 21, 1902. Fort William is now part of the Canadian port of Thunder Bay, Ont., in far western Lake Superior.
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Aug 24, 1905 
TextNewspapers    The canal idea persisted and I believe I can remember it being mentioned as late as the 1960's, despite the distance (about 40 miles), the elevation variation (at least 200 feet) and the fall (23 feet).
Bulletin (Collingwood, ON), June 22, 1905 
TextNewspapers    ... Collingwood, June 22, 1905. - Four Men Meet a Horrible Death - James Meade, Prescott, fireman; Lyman Finch, Owen Sound, deckhand; A. Mclellan, East Tawas, deckhand; one crewmember unknown [He joined the boat at Soo on the way down]. The fire was discovered at 2 A. M. It had started around...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Nov. 9, 1905 
TextNewspapers    A TIMELY RESCUE _______ THREE EXHAUSTED SAILORS TAKEN FROM SCHR. ABBIE _______ MANISTEE LIFESAVERS ARRIVED ON SPECIAL TRAIN _______ One Man Swam Ashore Through the Icy Seas _______ Manistee, November 8. - Early this morning the little schooner ABBIE, bound from Beaver Island to Milwaukee...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Nov. 9, 1905 
TextNewspapers    SHIPPERS STAND PAT _______ ORE MEN REFUSE MORE THAN CONTRACT RATE _______ SMALL VESSELS IN DEMAND IN COAL TRADE _______ Buffalo Grain Blockade May Be Broken Soon _______ Cleveland, November 8. - The freight market was quiet all around today, and very little chartering was done. Leading ...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Nov. 9, 1905 
TextNewspapers    Shift in Lightkeepers[sic] _______ Grand Haven, Mich., November 8. - Supt. Charles Norton, of the twelfth lifesaving district, has transferred Keeper Berndt Carlson from the White Lake Station to the one at Ludington. Edwin E. Bedford, surfman at Point Betsey, gets the White Lake station....
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Nov. 9, 1905 
TextNewspapers    ... DETROIT SAILOR DROWNED _______ BROTHER WITNESSED TRAGEDY, YOUNG MAN OVERBOARD St. Clair, Mich., November 8. (Special.) - Joseph Boyle, of Detroit, a sailor on the steamer Marigold, which is lying at the dock here, was drowned at a bout 10:30 o'clock tonight. Boyle got into a scuffle with some ......
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Nov. 9, 1905 
TextNewspapers    LICENSE IS SUSPENDED _______ STR. CHEQUAMEGON LACKED REQUIRED METAL LIFEBOAT Local steamboat inspectors at Grand Haven have suspended for sixty days the license of Capt. C. C. Fowler, master and first-class pilot, because the steamer Chequamegon had not been provided with a metallic lifeboat...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Nov. 9, 1905 
TextNewspapers    ... October Lake Levels The gauge records of the United States lake survey show the following mean stages of water above sea level for October, 1905: Stage during October Higher than same month last year Lower than same month last year Higher than during Oct, 1895 Lake Superior 603.42 ......
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Nov. 9, 1905 
TextNewspapers    $9,000 Repair Bill on the Iowa Milwaukee, November 8. - Repairs to the steamer Iowa, which stranded at Fox Point last week, will cost $9,000. ...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Nov. 9, 1905 
TextNewspapers    Successful Operation Henry Penton, chief engineer of the Great Lakes Engineering Works, is resting comfortably at Harper hospital after an operation for appendicitis. The operation was performed by Dr. M. O. Walker and Dr. Kenneth Gunsolus, and the knife of the surgeon disclosed that the ...
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Detroit and Michigan newspapers

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