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  • Detroit Tribune (Detroit, MI), September 7, 1872, page 4
  • Detroit Tribune (Detroit, MI), September 2, 1872, page 4
  • Detroit Tribune (Detroit, MI), Mar. 20, 1874
        * This is a typographical error. She was 809.28 g.t. (tonnage) when built, giving her a capacity of around 1400 t. To give a hint of what a vessel of this size might cost today (Sep, 2001), grade 2 white oak purchased in volume now sells for about $2 per ...
      * This is a typographical error. She was 809.28 g.t. (tonnage) when ...
  • Detroit Tribune (Detroit, MI), Dec. 9, 1874
        IN WINTER QUARTERS. - The following is a complete list of vessels of all descriptions laid up at Milwaukee for the winter: Steamers -- Revenue Cutter Angrew Johnson, Chicago, Saginaw, City of Toledo (being dismantled) - 4 Propellers -- Waverly, Lawrence, City of New ...
      IN WINTER QUARTERS. - The following is a complete list of vessels ...
  • Detroit Tribune (Detroit, MI), 6 Nov, 1874
        The hulk of the SARGENT was found nearly 150 miles from where she was left at anchor in the fall of 1872. Heams, of Chicago, was a former owner, but not the owner of the vessel at the time of her loss, so likely would have had no motive for ...
      The hulk of the SARGENT was found nearly 150 miles from where ...
  • Detroit Tribune (Detroit, MI), 4 Dec, 1874
        ABANDONED - Schooner Exchange, ashore at Kelley's Island, has been abandoned to the underwriters. Valued at $10,000, insured for $6,700. ...
      ABANDONED - Schooner Exchange, ashore at Kelley's Island, has been abandoned to ...
  • Detroit Tribune (Detroit, MI), 5 Nov, 1874
        THE PAMLICO. - The Pamlico, which left this port about six months ago for a trip to England with a cargo of grain, left Southampton for her return trip more than two months ago, and nothing was heard from her until yesterday, when her owner, Capt. John Prindiville, received the ...
      THE PAMLICO. - The Pamlico, which left this port about six months ...
  • Detroit Tribune (Detroit, MI), 18 Sep, 1874
        LIGHTS ON GEORGIAN BAY. - For the guidance of shipping visiting the lumber sections in Georgian Bay there has been established by the Dominion Government no less than eleven lights, nine of which number are located on islands and can be seen from as far distant as any others on ...
      LIGHTS ON GEORGIAN BAY. - For the guidance of shipping visiting the ...
  • Detroit Tribune (Detroit, MI), 19 June 1874
        In mentioning the ONTARIO, the reported refers to the first American low-pressure engine or the first low pressure engine actually built on the lakes. The British/Canadian steamer FRONTENAC was actually launched some months earlier, though her engine was imported from England...
      In mentioning the ONTARIO, the reported refers to the first American low-pressure ...
  • Detroit Tribune (Detroit, MI), 3 Dec, 1874
        *published New York City at least 1810 - 1944 Many statements in this article are highly general and shouldn't be taken as very accurate, though it has some interesting information, especially on the tugs themselves...
      *published New York City at least 1810 - 1944 Many statements in ...
  • Detroit Tribune (Detroit, MI), 15 Oct, 1874
        A COINCIDENCE. - Speaking of the strange coincidence of vessels of the same name meeting with mishaps at the same time, we have noticed a remarkable one within the past week. Monday of last week the prop Lake Ontario went aground in Lake Erie; Tuesday the steamer Ontario went aground ...
      A COINCIDENCE. - Speaking of the strange coincidence of vessels of the ...
  • Detroit Tribune (Detroit, MI), 8 Dec, 1874
        CAPT. BROWN RETURNED. - Capt. H. L. Brown, of Scott & Brown, who left here a few days since for Sleeping Bear to investigate concerning the loss of the schooner Wm. Sanderson, has just returned from that place. The vessel, broken up into fragments, was found strewn along the beach ...
      CAPT. BROWN RETURNED. - Capt. H. L. Brown, of Scott & Brown, ...
  • Detroit Tribune (Detroit, MI), 4 Dec, 1874
        GONE TO THE WRECK. - Captain H. L. Brown, of the firm of Scott & Brown, left this city Wednesday evening for Sleeping Bear to examine into the condition of the schooner W. Sanderson, and discover if possible the whereabouts of the crew and if any of the bodies have ...
      GONE TO THE WRECK. - Captain H. L. Brown, of the firm ...
  • Detroit Tribune (Detroit, MI), 4 Dec, 1874
        WRECK OF THE SANDERSON. - Relative to the wreck of the Wm. Sanderson, the Chicago Inter-Ocean of the 3rd says: Empire dock is at the foot of Lake Michigan between Sleeping Bear and Point Betsey. There is a steep sandy bluff extending for miles and lake masters say it is ...
      WRECK OF THE SANDERSON. - Relative to the wreck of the Wm. ...
  • Detroit Tribune (Detroit, MI), 4 Dec, 1874
        THE WM. SANDERSON LOST, WITH ALL HANDS. - The fate of the schooner Wm. Sanderson and that of her entire crew, which for some days past has been a mystery to her owners, has at length been solved by the discovery of the wreck broken up at Sleeping Bear, on ...
      THE WM. SANDERSON LOST, WITH ALL HANDS. - The fate of the ...
  • Detroit Tribune (Detroit, MI), 3 Dec, 1874
        MAKING INQUIRIES. - Messrs. Scott & Brown, owners of the schooner W. Sanderson, which is still missing, are making diligent inquiries and collecting all the information possible as to her whereabouts. It is their purpose to obtain the deposition of vessel masters who may have seen ...
      MAKING INQUIRIES. - Messrs. Scott & Brown, owners of the schooner W. ...
  • Detroit Tribune (Detroit, MI), 2 Nov, 1874
        CAPTAIN DROWNED. - Messrs. Scott & Brown, of this city, received a dispatch Saturday forenoon from Mackinaw Straits announcing the arrival of the schooner Wm. Sanderson, and that Capt. John Canfield, the master, was drowned, and two of the seamen were disabled. The Sanderson was ...
      CAPTAIN DROWNED. - Messrs. Scott & Brown, of this city, received a ...
  • Detroit Tribune (Detroit, MI), Apr. 24, 1875
        Yesterday's River Jottings. - The scows Dolphin and Kate Williams have gone into the upper dry-dock. The steam barge Florence arrived with wood from Mt. Clemens. The steam barge Alexander leaves for Chatham this morning for a cargo of wood. The tug Jerome leaves ...
      Yesterday's River Jottings. - The scows Dolphin and Kate Williams have gone ...
  • Detroit Tribune (Detroit, MI), Apr. 24, 1875
        From Chicago: The schooners Harrison, Doane, and Imperial, and the propeller Skylark, are undergoing repairs at the North Side Dock of the Chicago Dry Dock Company. The four master Richard Winslow has been taken to Armour, Dole & Co.'s elevator to receive a cargo of ...
      From Chicago: The schooners Harrison, Doane, and Imperial, and the propeller Skylark, ...
  • Detroit Tribune (Detroit, MI), Sat., April 24, 1875
        This large schooner (listed in U.S. Merchant Vessels as a schooner-barge) had a relatively uneventful 20-year career until her demise in 1895 - quite an accomplishment for a wooden laker. Even then, most of the interest given her in the papers revolved around her insurance. At this time, most insurance ...
      This large schooner (listed in U.S. Merchant Vessels as a schooner-barge) had ...
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