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  • Marine Review (Cleveland, OH), July 18, 1895
        It would seem that the vessel captain who will stop and back his engines every time there is the remotest possibility of a collision of any kind will best serve his owners, or the underwriters carrying a risk on the vessel. Another collision case, that of the Leatham & Smith ...
      It would seem that the vessel captain who will stop and back ...
  • Marine Review (Cleveland, OH), 28 Dec 1899
        The American Steel Barge Co. has sold the whaleback steamer City of Everett, which was built at Everett, Wash., in 1895, to the Loebig Manufacturing Co. of Cateret, N. J., the consideration being, it is said, $200,000. The vessel will be used in the transportation of phosphate from Port Tampa, ...
      The American Steel Barge Co. has sold the whaleback steamer City of ...
  • Marine Review (Cleveland, OH), 21 Dec 1899
        Items of General Interest. Officials of the Union Dry Dock Co., Buffalo, N. Y., report the outlook as promising for an exceedingly busy season. Among work in hand, in addition to a large volume of repairs, is the steel steamer (duplicate of the Buffalo) for which a contract was recently ...
      Items of General Interest. Officials of the Union Dry Dock Co., Buffalo, ...
  • Marine Review (Cleveland, OH), 21 Dec 1899
        Items of General Interest. What might have proved a very serious conflagration occurred at the Wyandotte yard of the Detroit Ship Building Co., a few days ago. The fire spread from the engine house of the saw mill to the mold loft, a building 240 by 40 feet in size. ...
      Items of General Interest. What might have proved a very serious conflagration ...
  • Marine Review (Cleveland, OH), 23 Nov 1899, p. 27
    (18991123)     News of the Ship Yards. The Barnett-Record Co. has completed the excavation for the new dry dock to be constructed at the plant of the Superior Ship Building Co., West Superior, Wis. Excavation work on the large new dock building by Capt. James Davidson at West Bay City, Mich., is ...
    (18991123)   News of the Ship Yards. The Barnett-Record Co. has completed the excavation ...
  • Marine Review (Cleveland, OH), 16 Nov 1899
        Johnston Bros. of Ferrysburg, Mich., are said to have secured a contract from the Arnold Transportation Co. of Mackinaw, Mich., for the construction of a passenger steamer of 175 feet length. The vessel is to be operated between Mackinaw and Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., and will be speedy...
      Johnston Bros. of Ferrysburg, Mich., are said to have secured a contract ...
  • Marine Review (Cleveland, OH), 16 Nov 1899
        The fire board of the city of Buffalo opened bids a few days ago for the construction of a new fireboat. The bids received were as follows: American Ship Building Co., Cleveland, $115,000; Chicago Ship Building Co., Chicago, $101,000; Union Dry Dock Co., Buffalo, $91,000. The contract, which ...
      The fire board of the city of Buffalo opened bids a few ...
  • Marine Review (Cleveland, OH), 19 Oct 1899
        Items of Interest. The American Ship Building Co. (consolidated ship yards of the great lakes) has just paid another quarterly dividend of 1 ¾ per cent on preferred stock...
      Items of Interest. The American Ship Building Co. (consolidated ship yards of ...
  • Marine Review (Cleveland, OH), 19 Oct 1899
        The Craig Ship Building Co. of Toledo is to have a works for the construction of engines. The shop, 160 by 75 feet, is already under way and some of the tools have been purchased. A number of heavy tools will be provided for work aside from marine lines that ...
      The Craig Ship Building Co. of Toledo is to have a works ...
  • Marine Review (Cleveland, OH), 10 Dec 1899
        Boat Building at Chicago. A. G. Cuthbert has had a very successful season's work at his new yard on the island at the foot of Ninety-second street in South Chicago. Improvements have been made on the island in the way of putting in buildings and material for doing the work ...
      Boat Building at Chicago. A. G. Cuthbert has had a very successful ...
  • Marine Review (Cleveland, OH), 10 May 1899
        An effort is being made by Capt. Geo. P. McKay of the Lake Carriers' Association to have the United States light-house board move Simmons' reef light-vessel from its present position in the Straits of Mackinaw to the new spot in Lansing shoal vicinity on which the Lansing shoal gas buoy ...
      An effort is being made by Capt. Geo. P. McKay of the ...
  • Marine Review (Cleveland, OH), 23 Sep 1899
        Manager D. E. Ford of the Superior Ship Building Co. says that no special obstacles have been encountered in the new dry dock that is under way at the head of the lakes. The delay has been due almost entirely to the long rainy season just closing, which caused the ...
      Manager D. E. Ford of the Superior Ship Building Co. says that ...
  • Marine Review (Cleveland, OH), 31 Aug 1899
        Around the Great Lakes. Having finally acquired the harbor tugs of L. P. & J. A. Smith, Cleveland, and the Dunham Towing & Wrecking Co. of Chicago, the Great Lakes Towing Co. (consolidated tug interests) is now practically in possession of the towing business of the entire chain of lakes. ...
      Around the Great Lakes. Having finally acquired the harbor tugs of L. ...
  • Marine Review (Cleveland, OH), 31 Aug 1899
        Around the Great Lakes. J. C. Miller of Marine City, has sold the tug Thomas Thomson to Martin Golden of Menominee, Mich., for $3,000...
      Around the Great Lakes. J. C. Miller of Marine City, has sold ...
  • Marine Review (Cleveland, OH), 17 Aug 1899
        Around the Great Lakes. It is quite probable that for the present at least the tugs of both Toledo and Milwaukee will be left out of the Great Lakes Towing Co. A Milwaukee dispatch says it is estimated that not over $1,000,000 in cash will be paid for the tug ...
      Around the Great Lakes. It is quite probable that for the present ...
  • Marine Review (Cleveland, OH), 8 Mar 1899
        Harbor Improvements at Two Harbors and Marquette. A bulletin from the United States hydrographic office gives the following information regarding harbor works at Presque Isle, near Marquette, and at Two Harbors, Minn., both of which are points of ore shipment on Lake Superior:The breakwater ...
      Harbor Improvements at Two Harbors and Marquette. A bulletin from the United ...
  • Marine Review (Cleveland, OH), 27 Jul 1899
        Around the Great Lakes. It is reported from Superior, Wis., that officials of the Great Northern Ry. Co., or rather the Eastern railway of Minnesota, which is controlled by J. J. Hill of the Great Northern, are already making preparations for the construction next winter of a second ore shipping ...
      Around the Great Lakes. It is reported from Superior, Wis., that officials ...
  • Marine Review (Cleveland, OH), 13 Jul 1899
        Manager D. E. Ford of the Superior Ship Building Co. is enthusiastic over a valve gear that was built at the West Superior works some time ago and placed on the engine of the ship building company's tug Islay. The gear is the invention of Lincoln A. Lang of Yule, ...
      Manager D. E. Ford of the Superior Ship Building Co. is enthusiastic ...
  • Marine Review (Cleveland, OH), 13 Jul 1899
        A record for rapid engine building has been made by S. F. Hodge & Co. of Detroit, Mich. In the interval between May 1 and June 17 they made special patterns for and built a 1,200-horse-power cross-compound Corliss engine, with cylinders of 24 and 50 inches diameter and 42 inches ...
      A record for rapid engine building has been made by S. F. ...
  • Marine Review (Cleveland, OH), 15 Jun 1899
        Around the Great Lakes. The Cuthbert Shipbuilding Co. at South Chicago has petitioned the Illinois legislature for permission to erect a line of docks around the island at the foot of Ninety-second street. This island was a disused strip of sand in the Calumet river until the organization of the ...
      Around the Great Lakes. The Cuthbert Shipbuilding Co. at South Chicago has ...
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