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  • Subject: Whalebacks
  • A Whaleback Ore Carrier
    1903 Blue Book of American Shipping (Cleveland, OH)    
    1903 Blue Book of American Shipping (Cleveland, OH)  
  • A Canadian Monitor
    Redway, W. E., Marine Review (Cleveland, OH), 2 Jun 1892, p. 3     Canada’s Contribution to the List of Monitors. Canadian vessel owners have for some time past been discussing plans of a freight vessel of the monitor type prepared by Engineer W. E. Redway of Toronto. Mr. Redway is connected with the John Doty Engine Works, operating an engine building plant in ...
    Redway, W. E., Marine Review (Cleveland, OH), 2 Jun 1892, p. 3   Canada’s Contribution to the List of Monitors. Canadian vessel owners have for ...
  • Projected Whaleback Passenger Vessel
    Marine Review (Cleveland, OH), 5 May 1892, p. 3     Not the CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS, but a suggested passenger design first published in the Buffalo Illustrated Express.
    Marine Review (Cleveland, OH), 5 May 1892, p. 3   Not the CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS, but a suggested passenger design first published in ...
  • Whaleback Type of Vessel for Bulk Cargo Transport
        From a sketch (made by the author) of the vessel at sea on Lake Erie. Whaleback Type of Vessel for Bulk Cargo Transport A class of ship which originated on the Great Lakes. Whalebacks, turret and trunk type steamers all belong to the same general class of cargo vessel, and ...
      From a sketch (made by the author) of the vessel at sea ...
  • Goodrich Transportation Co.'s Whaleback Steamship Christopher Columbus
    1903 Blue Book of American Shipping (Cleveland, OH)     "Goodrich Transportation Co.'s Whaleback Steamship Christopher Columbus—Capacity 4000 passengers. Largest excursion steamer in the world. Operating between Chicago and Milwaukee, on Lake Michigan, during excursion season. This vessel was specially built for service between the central part of Chicago and the fair grounds during World's Columbian Exposition."
    1903 Blue Book of American Shipping (Cleveland, OH)   "Goodrich Transportation Co.'s Whaleback Steamship Christopher Columbus—Capacity 4000 passengers. Largest excursion steamer ...
  • Walebacks in winter quarters at West Superior
        Photograph of whalebacks in winter quarters at West Superior, WI Illustration from J. B. Mansfield, ed., History of the Great Lakes. Volume I, Chicago: J. H. Beers & Co., 1899.
      Photograph of whalebacks in winter quarters at West Superior, WI Illustration from ...
  • Arrival of whaleback at Cleveland in the Fall
        Photograph of whaleback arriving in the Cleveland harbour late in the season covered in ice. Illustration from J. B. Mansfield, ed., History of the Great Lakes. Volume I, Chicago: J. H. Beers & Co., 1899. The whaleback looks very much like the American Steel Barge Company whaleback, SAMUEL MATHER.
      Photograph of whaleback arriving in the Cleveland harbour late in the season ...
  • A whaleback tow
        "A whaleback tow"
      "A whaleback tow"
  • Whaleback Christopher Columbus
        "Whaleback Christopher Columbus" "American and foreign Views. Sold by Canvasses. New Educational Series Stereoscopic Views."
      "Whaleback Christopher Columbus" "American and foreign Views. Sold by Canvasses. New Educational ...
  • Modern Steel Grain Elevator at Buffalo
        A whaleback unloads at one of the steel grain elevators at Buffalo, NY Illustration from J. B. Mansfield, ed., History of the Great Lakes. Volume I, Chicago: J. H. Beers & Co., 1899.
      A whaleback unloads at one of the steel grain elevators at Buffalo, ...
  • Steel whaleback steamer John Ericsson.
        Photograph of the American Steel Barge Company steel whaleback steamer John Ericsson. Illustration from J. B. Mansfield, ed., History of the Great Lakes. Volume I, Chicago: J. H. Beers & Co., 1899.
      Photograph of the American Steel Barge Company steel whaleback steamer John Ericsson. ...
  • Badger (Whaleback), 1 Aug 1905
        ex 110
      ex 110
  • Bay View (Whaleback), 1 Aug 1905
        ex A.D. THOMPSON
      ex A.D. THOMPSON
  • Barge 110 (Whaleback), 1 Aug 1905
        now BADGER
      now BADGER
  • Barge 109 (Whaleback), 1 Aug 1905
        now BARAVIA
      now BARAVIA
  • Baravia (Whaleback), 1 Aug 1905
        ex 109
      ex 109
  • A. D. Thompson (Whaleback), U116834, 1 Aug 1905
        now BAY VIEW
      now BAY VIEW
  • Barge 111 (Whaleback), U53267, 28 Apr 1891
        launch, Duluth
      launch, Duluth
  • Barge 110 (Whaleback), U53266, 28 Apr 1891
        launch, Duluth
      launch, Duluth
  • Baravia (Whaleback), aground, 7 Aug 1905
        Reason: aground Lives: nil
      Reason: aground Lives: nil
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