The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Evening Press (St. Joseph, MI), 18 January 1901 
TextNewspapers    The Graham & Morton Transportation company suffered another severe loss by fire at an early hour this morning when their popular propeller, City of Louisville, was burned nearly to the water's edge. The saddest part of the disaster was the death of Charles Southwell, the watchman of the boat ...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 9 Jun, 1901 
TextNewspapers    It is fairly probable that the steamer never made the trip. Though at least one source shows two CHEQUAMEGONs existing in 1903, no sources that I have found show a vessel of the name built in 1893, as the article states. Further, Bill McNeil sends information stating that Louis Cartier, the owner...
Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, NY), August 30, 1901, page 2 
TextNewspapers  Buffalo Courier (Buffalo, NY), August 30, 1901, page 2page 2  Column 5
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), 15 Nov, 1901 
TextNewspapers    TALES OF TERRIBLE SUFFERING RECALLED _____ GOVERNMENT TURNS DOWN BILLS FOR MEDICAL ATTENDANCE _____ EXPERIENCE OF SQUAW ISLAND KEEPERS ON OVERTURNED BOAT _____ Washington, November 14. - Mr. Tracewell, comptroller of the treasury, has rendered a decision upon the claims of Keeper Shields...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Tue, 16 July, 1901 
TextNewspapers    Unpainted or not, the MARTIN had a long career, coming out as a bark in 1866 from Quayle & Martin's shipyard, Cleveland, and lasting five more years from this point, when she was destroyed in a remarkably similar accident.
Marine Review (Cleveland, OH), Aug. 8, 1901 
TextNewspapers    PIONEER SCREW VESSELS OF THE LAKES. Mr. Samuel R. Kirby Describes and Illustrates Vessels on Which He Sailed - Sketch of the Ramsey Crooks - Interesting Events of Early Days. During the past two weeks the Review has received from Mr. Samuel R. Kirby of New York, father of the Kirbys who are so...
Cortland Democrat (Cortland, NY), July 5, 1901 
TextNewspapers    EARLY BOATING DAYS. ____ Cortland at One Time a Port of Entry for River Craft ____ Standing today on the handsome iron bridge which spans the Tioughnioga river at Port Watson Street, one can hardly believe that only a trifle more than three quarters of a century ago this truly magnificent ...
Evening News (Benton Harbor, MI), Friday, 20 Sept. 1901 
TextNewspapers    "Capt. Levi P. Mann died this morning in his apartments in the Rice Block in St. Joseph of consumption, having been a sufferer for many years with the dread disease. He is a member of Occidental lodge, F. and A. M. and the funeral will be in charge of that body. Capt. Mann was well known in ...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Dec. 15, 1901 
TextNewspapers    ...*St. Mary's Of these insured losses, at least five were recovered: ELFINMERE, A. B. TAYLOR, ELIZA STRONG, HENNEPIN and LITTLE GEORGY. There were also a number of apparently uninsured losses in 1901 which don't appear on this list....
Sault News Record (Sault Sainte Marie, MI), May 10, 1901 
TextNewspapers    Str. Bon Voyage Burned Last Night Houghton, Mich. May 10 The Steamer Bon Voyage of the White Line, Duluth, was burned to the water's edge on the beach near the Lake Superior Ship canal tonight. The fire broke out around the steamer's smoke stack and spread swiftly. It was impossible to launch...
Sault News Record (Sault Sainte Marie, MI), May 18, 1901 
TextNewspapers    West Superior May 17 C.E. Dickson who was head waiter on the steamer Bon Voyage which burned at Houghton a few days ago, has arrived in the city and tells an interesting tale of the burning of the boat. He tells a particulary interesting story of the loss of the Altmans, and is well able to do...
Sault News Record (Sault Sainte Marie, MI), May 15, 1901 
TextNewspapers    The Bon Voyage Disaster. W.S. Fain, a traveling man who was a passenger on the steamer Bon Voyage and made discovery of the fire which destroyed the craft, blames the crew and says they became panic stricken as soon as the alarm of fire was given. He declares boats could have been lowered, but...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Nov. 17, 1901 
TextNewspapers    ... NOTICE TO MARINERS Racine (Root River) Light Station - Notice is hereby given that, on or about November 23, 1901, the fourth-order fixed white light, shown from the square tower attached to the brick dwelling at this station, on the north pier at the entrance to Racine harbor, will be ......
Sault News Record (Sault Sainte Marie, MI), Oct. 21, 1901 
TextNewspapers    Montgomery Abandoned The steamer Leland came into the canal Saturday night and reported the loss of her consort the schooner Montgomery off Whitefish Point Saturday morning. The Leland with two schooners in tow were in the northwest gale of Saturday morning and when off Whitefish the...
Sault News Record (Sault Sainte Marie, MI), Oct. 24, 1901 
TextNewspapers    Loss of Montgomery Underwriters are Investigating Her Condition Capt. John Perew representing Montgomery and Sill Underwriters of Buffalo was in the city yesterday. He was here to investigate the loss of the schooner Montgomery, abandoned near Whitefish last Saturday. The Montgomery is now...
Sault News Record (Sault Sainte Marie, MI), Oct. 28, 1901 
TextNewspapers    MONTGOMERY WENT TO PIECES ON WEDNESDAY Cargo of Lumber is Scattered for Miles Along the Shore of Lake Superior Alf. Richards returned Saturday from a trip to the life saving stations and he reports that the schooner Montgomery, which was abandoned near station 10, two weeks ago had gone to ...
Sault News Record (Sault Sainte Marie, MI), Oct. 30, 1901 
TextNewspapers    Marine The wreck of the barge Montgomery, which occurred last week off station 10 above Whitefish Point, ends the career of one of the most notable vessels on the lakes. The Montgomery was one of the earliest of lake craft. She was built in 1856 by John Bushnell at Newport Mich. (now Marine...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Nov. 12, 1901 
TextNewspapers    The 1887 newspaper reports that I have tell not a word of Packer's feat of daring in regards to the JOY crew, stating only that they "made it to shore in the yawl."
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Nov. 12, 1901 
TextNewspapers    GOV'T RECOGNIZES A DARING LIFESAVER _______ AWARDS CAPT. PACKER A HANDSOME GOLD MEDAL _______ HE SAVED LIVES OF WHOLE CREW FOURTEEN YEARS AGO _______ At Cleveland, last Saturday afternoon, Capt. William Packer, of the steamer Henry J. Johnson, was presented with a handsome gold medal by ...
Door County Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), July 27, 1901 
TextNewspapers    The mystery of the lost vessel - A sensation was caused in marine circles by the announcement of Light-Keeper Young at Menominee that he witnessed the burning of some craft off the entrance of that harbor at an early hour Saturday morning. Dispatches have recklessly sent to the papers...

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