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  • Barge Halsted Released
    NewspaperText  Sturgeon Bay Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 18 Jun 1914, p. 2, column 3     BARGE HALSTED RELEASED.

    The barge Halsted, which was on the beach at Washington Harbor, was re­ leased and brought here Sunday.

    The Halsted was driven on the beach during the storm of November last and was given up as a total loss, having been raised high and dry by ...

    NewspaperText  Sturgeon Bay Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 18 Jun 1914, p. 2, column 3   BARGE HALSTED RELEASED.

    The barge Halsted, which was on the beach at Washington Harbor, was re­ leased and brought here Sunday.

    The Halsted was driven on the beach during the ...

  • Big Lake Steamer is Abandoned
    TextNewspaper  Sturgeon Bay Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 13 Jul 1918     BIG LAKE STEAMER IS ABANDONED _______ Five Sailors Forced To Play Robinson Crusoe _____

    Five Sturgeon Bay sailors played the part of Robinson Crusoe for five days when the steamer CREAM CITY, of which they were a part of the crew, ...

    TextNewspaper  Sturgeon Bay Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 13 Jul 1918   BIG LAKE STEAMER IS ABANDONED _______ Five Sailors Forced To Play Robinson Crusoe _____

    Five Sturgeon Bay sailors played the part of Robinson Crusoe for five days when the steamer ...

  • Flood Does Damage at Sheboygan
    NewspaperText  Sturgeon Bay Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 20 Mar 1913, p. 1, column 1     Flood Does Damage at Sheboygan

    Damage estimated at $100,000, was done when the ice went out of the Sheboygan river at noon on Friday. Half a hundred sailing vessels and steamers anchored in the river were carried down stream half a mile, dashed against each other and some were so ...

    NewspaperText  Sturgeon Bay Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 20 Mar 1913, p. 1, column 1   Flood Does Damage at Sheboygan

    Damage estimated at $100,000, was done when the ice went out of the Sheboygan river at noon on Friday. Half a hundred sailing vessels and ...

  • General Marine Items
    NewspaperText  Sturgeon Bay Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 22 Apr 1915, p. 7, column 1-2     GENERAL MARINE ITEMS.

    The first boat of the Mutual Transit Co. to leave Buffalo for Green Bay will sail the first of next week, and it is scheduled to arrive at her destination along about May 1.

    The steamer Edward Buckley, which wintered at Sheboygan, has been fitted out ...

    NewspaperText  Sturgeon Bay Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 22 Apr 1915, p. 7, column 1-2   GENERAL MARINE ITEMS.

    The first boat of the Mutual Transit Co. to leave Buffalo for Green Bay will sail the first of next week, and it is scheduled to arrive ...

  • General Marine Notes
    NewspaperText  Sturgeon Bay Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 20 Nov 1913, p. 1, column 1-2     General Marine Notes

    Thursday night the steamer Major ran on Whitefish Point, Lake Superior and was wrecked, the crew being picked up by a passing steamer.

    Dispatches received at Sheboygan Saturday, announced that the steam barge Edward Buckley, went on the beach at Harbor ...

    NewspaperText  Sturgeon Bay Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 20 Nov 1913, p. 1, column 1-2   General Marine Notes

    Thursday night the steamer Major ran on Whitefish Point, Lake Superior and was wrecked, the crew being picked up by a passing steamer.

    Dispatches received at Sheboygan ...

  • General Marine Notes
    NewspaperText  Sturgeon Bay Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 18 Dec 1913, p. 1, column 1-2     The WILLIAM D. CRAWFORD was the steamer ordered by the Virginia Steamship Company. The WILIAM H. DONNER was the steamer order by the Mahoning Steamship Company from Great Lakes Engineering and built at Ashtabula....
    NewspaperText  Sturgeon Bay Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 18 Dec 1913, p. 1, column 1-2   The WILLIAM D. CRAWFORD was the steamer ordered by the Virginia Steamship Company. The WILIAM H. DONNER was the steamer order by the Mahoning Steamship Company from Great Lakes Engineering ...
  • [Halsted]
    NewspaperText  Sturgeon Bay Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 20 Nov 1913, p. 1, column 3    

    J. B. Bates of Chicago, a representative of the Soper Lumber Co., owners of the barge Halsted, which was cast up on the beach at Washington Harbor during the big blow, arrived here Friday evening. Saturday morning, accompanied by Capt. Rieboldt, of the firm of Rieboldt & Wolter, and Leathem ...

    NewspaperText  Sturgeon Bay Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 20 Nov 1913, p. 1, column 3  

    J. B. Bates of Chicago, a representative of the Soper Lumber Co., owners of the barge Halsted, which was cast up on the beach at Washington Harbor during the big ...

  • Items from Detroit
    NewspaperText  Sturgeon Bay Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 12 Feb 1914, p. 1, column 1     ITEMS FROM DETROIT.

    [Special Correspondence]

    The steamer Matoa of the Pittsburgh Steamship Co., released by the Reids at Point aux Barque, Lake Huron is also awaiting for Reids dock.

    The lumber steamer Edward Buckley is at Oades drydock, Detroit, for ...

    NewspaperText  Sturgeon Bay Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 12 Feb 1914, p. 1, column 1   ITEMS FROM DETROIT.

    [Special Correspondence]

    The steamer Matoa of the Pittsburgh Steamship Co., released by the Reids at Point aux Barque, Lake Huron is also awaiting for Reids dock.

    ...
  • Local Marine Items
    NewspaperText  Sturgeon Bay Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 17 May 1917, p. 1, column 1     LOCAL MARINE ITEMS

    The tug Gifford was put on the boxes on Tuesday morning, and the work which is to be done will require about ten days.

    The gasoline tug Grace W. arrived in port from Escanaba on Saturday. She is a new boat and is used in miscellaneous work.

    ...
    NewspaperText  Sturgeon Bay Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 17 May 1917, p. 1, column 1   LOCAL MARINE ITEMS

    The tug Gifford was put on the boxes on Tuesday morning, and the work which is to be done will require about ten days.

    The gasoline tug ...

  • Marine items of Interest
    NewspaperText  Sturgeon Bay Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 19 Apr 1917, p. 1, column 1     MARINE ITEMS OF INTEREST.

    The steam fish tug, Elsie M., of Kewaunee, is expected in some time this week to have some repairs made at the ship yards.

    The barge Edward Buckley was lifted into the boxes the first of the week and is undergoing extensive repairs to her hull ...

    NewspaperText  Sturgeon Bay Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 19 Apr 1917, p. 1, column 1   MARINE ITEMS OF INTEREST.

    The steam fish tug, Elsie M., of Kewaunee, is expected in some time this week to have some repairs made at the ship yards.

    The barge ...

  • Steamer Fedora Burned
    NewspaperText  Sturgeon Bay Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 28 Sep 1901     Steamer Fedora Burned.

    The wooden steamer Fedora, bound light from Duluth to Ashland to load iron ore, caught fire on Lake Superior off Bass isl­and [sic: Basswood Island] Friday night last, and became a total loss. The fire, originated in the engine room from an exploding ...

    NewspaperText  Sturgeon Bay Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 28 Sep 1901   Steamer Fedora Burned.

    The wooden steamer Fedora, bound light from Duluth to Ashland to load iron ore, caught fire on Lake Superior off Bass isl­and [sic: Basswood Island] Friday night ...

  • Sturgeon Bay Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 1 Feb 1896
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    Our Inland Marine. Capt. Clow is sole owner of the tug Agnes Arnold, having just purchased Major Schofield's interest in the craft. It is not unlikely that the Arnold will engage in towing stone scows again during the coming season.

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    Our Inland Marine. Capt. Clow is sole owner of the tug Agnes Arnold, having just purchased Major Schofield's interest in the craft. It is not unlikely that the Arnold will ...

  • Sturgeon Bay Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 1 Feb 1896
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    Our Inland Marine. The tug Truscott arrived at the canal from Washington Island Thursday morning with six tons of fresh fish consigned to local dealers.

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    Our Inland Marine. The tug Truscott arrived at the canal from Washington Island Thursday morning with six tons of fresh fish consigned to local dealers.

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  • Sturgeon Bay Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 1 Jun 1901
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    A New Boat. Capt. James Larson of Fish Creek last winter built a new boat for use in the fishing and freight trade. The craft is built on the lines of a steamer or tug, and when Capt. Larson gets around to it he is going to put a gasoline ...

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    A New Boat. Capt. James Larson of Fish Creek last winter built a new boat for use in the fishing and freight trade. The craft is built on the lines ...

  • Sturgeon Bay Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 1 Jun 1901
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    Schooner Little Georgie a Wreck. Among the victims of Thursday night’s storm last week was the schooner Little Georgie, of Manitowoc. She was unloading a cargo of lumber on the pier at Two Creeks when the blow came up. Every effort was made by a score or more of men ...

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    Schooner Little Georgie a Wreck. Among the victims of Thursday night’s storm last week was the schooner Little Georgie, of Manitowoc. She was unloading a cargo of lumber on the ...

  • Sturgeon Bay Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 1 Jun 1901
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    Jos. L. Hurd’s Close Call. A Chicago dispatch dated Wednesday gives the following account of the Hurd’s close call.

    When the steamer Joseph L. Hurd came into port today she presented a sorry spectacle. Both masts were gone and the lumber cargo was even with the rail. “When off ...
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    Jos. L. Hurd’s Close Call. A Chicago dispatch dated Wednesday gives the following account of the Hurd’s close call.

    When the steamer Joseph L. Hurd came into port today she presented ...
  • Sturgeon Bay Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 1 Jun 1901
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    The Pewaukee On and Off. While loading ties at Bois Blanc island on Thursday afternoon of last week the steambarge Pewaukee of this port got caught by the storm and was blown ashore. When the storm came up, Capt. Christofer made preparations to get clear of danger, but in so ...

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    The Pewaukee On and Off. While loading ties at Bois Blanc island on Thursday afternoon of last week the steambarge Pewaukee of this port got caught by the storm and ...

  • Sturgeon Bay Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 1 Jun 1901
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    The Sydney Smith Loses a Scow. Thursday’s storm of last week caught the tug Sydney Smith of this port out in Lake Michigan with two stone scows (light) in tow, one of which broke away and went ashore at Two River point.

    The Sydney left Muskegon at 6 o’clock Thursday morning ...
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    The Sydney Smith Loses a Scow. Thursday’s storm of last week caught the tug Sydney Smith of this port out in Lake Michigan with two stone scows (light) in tow, ...

  • Sturgeon Bay Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 1 Jun 1901
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    Fannie C. Hart Catches Fire. While carrying an excursion from Escanaba to Menominee on Sunday the steamer Fannie C. Hart caught fire, giving the 600 passengers a scare.

    She had not been out long when the engineer discovered smoke above the boiler. With rare presence of mind he ...
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    Fannie C. Hart Catches Fire. While carrying an excursion from Escanaba to Menominee on Sunday the steamer Fannie C. Hart caught fire, giving the 600 passengers a scare.

    She had not ...
  • Sturgeon Bay Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 1 Jun 1901
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    Steamer Hennepin on Fire. The steamer Hennepin of the Soo line, bound from Buffalo to Gladstone with a cargo of general merchandise, was on fire in Lake Michigan for eight hours Monday morning, and was only saved from complete destruction by assistance rendered by steamer Cuba, which went to ...

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    Steamer Hennepin on Fire. The steamer Hennepin of the Soo line, bound from Buffalo to Gladstone with a cargo of general merchandise, was on fire in Lake Michigan for eight ...

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