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St. Joseph Saturday Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 12 July 1890 
TextNewspapers    The Graham & Morton Co. was formed under a partnership with Andrew Crawford, of Chicago, J. H. Graham, of St. Joseph, and J. Stanley Morton, of Benton Harbor, as partners, in the spring of 1875, but soon after was changed to a stock concern and the name made the Graham & Morton ...
St. Joseph Saturday Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 21 June 1890 
TextNewspapers    The fine steamer Ionia, now nearing completion at Grand Haven, was launched Wednesday. She is 212 feet keel, 227 feet over all, and 38 feet beam. She will be commanded by Frank Van Patten, of this place, and will be ready for service July 1st. She will engage in the iron ore and grain trade...
St. Joseph Saturday Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 19 September 1891 
TextNewspapers    The new tug Alice, Smith & Co., owners, arrived in St. Joseph harbor on Monday afternoon and was heartily welcomed in sailor style - blowing of whistles, music by the sailor brass band, etc., while many people were out in the Park to see her come in. The U. S. flag on the Life-saving Station was...
St. Joseph Saturday Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 18 June 1892 
TextNewspapers    The "A. E. Wild" was the Alice E. Wilde.
St. Joseph Saturday Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 28 May 1892 
TextNewspapers    The passenger steamers Kalamazoo and Pilgrim, both of Saugatuck, the former bound from Holland to Chicago and the latter bound from Chicago to Saugatuck, under full head of steam collided in mid-lake shortly after midnight Wednesday morning, making a big hole in the Kalamazoo, and she now rests...
St. Joseph Saturday Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 25 November 1893 
TextNewspapers    Capt. Fred Kendrick, of this city, master of the U. S. tug Graham, rescued the crew of the barge Rutter that was lost at Ludington, in 1879, during a terrific gale, for which he received a handsome gold medal of the first-class from the Treasury Department. The then master of the barge was ...
St. Joseph Saturday Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 9 December 1893 
TextNewspapers    The steamer F. W. Wheeler, coal laden, went ashore near Michigan City, Sunday, and is a total loss. Crew saved. Two tugs from Chicago went to her assistance and one of them sprung a leak when nearing the wrecked steamer and went to the bottom of the lake. ...
St. Joseph Saturday Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 14 April 1894 
TextNewspapers    Capt. Bert Wilson received a telegram from Capt. Wood, at Milwaukee, Wednesday, saying that the schooner Island City, green lumber laden and bound from Ludington to Milwaukee went down a few miles of the latter city in the easterly gale of Sunday night. Capt. Wood reached shore after a perilous...
St. Joseph Saturday Herald (St. Joseph, MI), Saturday, 9 May 1896 
TextNewspapers    The old steamer Fountain City was partially burned late Tuesday night, while moored at the coal dock at Sturgeon Bay, Wis. The steamer was being repaired and put in condition for service. The loss will amount to about $6,000. She is owned by John Leatham, of Sturgeon Bay, and B. F. Davison,...
St. Joseph Saturday Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 4 Jan. 1896 
TextNewspapers    The steamer Puritan was burned to the water's edge at Manistee, Mich., on the afternoon of December 31 and is a total loss. She had a watchman on board, who kept a fire in the stove in the cook's galley but spent most of his time in other parts of the craft doing repair work. The fire started...
St. Joseph Saturday Herald (St. Joseph, MI), Saturday, 26 March 1898 
TextNewspapers    The steamer H. W. Williams was launched Thursday from the Allmendinger yards. ...
St. Joseph Saturday Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 20 September 1902 
TextNewspapers    "N. W. Napier" was Nelson W. Napier, captain of the steamer Alpena, lost with all hands in 1880. Capt. Withey's first name was John.
St. Joseph Saturday Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 20 September 1902 
TextNewspapers    One of the worst storms of the season raged on Lake Michigan, Thursday, and vessels caught out were much battered by wind and waves. In several instances lives were in peril and the Life-saving crews were constantly on the lookout for the wrecking of samll crafts which happened to be out on the...
St. Joseph Saturday Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 30 April 1904 
TextNewspapers    Banner Register: "To handle 100,000 packages of fruit every day for four and five solid months, to accommodate daily 15,000 passengers to and from Chicago on both divisions of the Graham & Morton line, means that Benton Harbor and Holland must have the best boats that are furnished on the lakes. ...
St. Joseph Saturday Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 23 February 1907 
TextNewspapers    Change in Lights Bluff Light That Has Stood Here Since 1859 To Be Moved. Transferred to North Pier To be Fixed Red Light - Present Range Red Light Will Show From Tower 300 Feet in Front of Fixed Light. Through Congressman Hamilton the Graham & Morton Transportation Co. has been endeavoring...
St. Joseph Saturday Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 23 February 1907 
TextNewspapers    Change in Lights Bluff Light That Has Stood Here Since 1859 To Be Moved. Transferred to North Pier To be Fixed Red Light - Present Range Red Light Will Show From Tower 300 Feet in Front of Fixed Light. Through Congressman Hamilton the Graham & Morton Transportation Co. has been endeavoring...
St. Joseph Saturday Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 5 September 1914, page 1 
TextNewspapers  St. Joseph Saturday Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 5 September 1914, page 1page 1  The City of Chicago was completely gutted, but Graham & Morton rebuilt her and renamed her the City of St. Joseph
St. Joseph Saturday Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 26 Feb 1916, page 1 
TextNewspapers  St. Joseph Saturday Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 26 Feb 1916, page 1page 1  CAPT. LLOYD CLARK SUDDENNESS WITH WHICH HE WAS ATTACKED SHOCK TO WIFE AND NUMEROUS FRIENDS Was Lover of Animals and Children and Could Not Bear to See Them Mistreated The sudden death of Capt. Lloyd Clark, custodian of the United States Lighthouse Supply station, Wednesday afternoon, came...
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