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  • St. Joseph Saturday Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 21 June 1890
        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 ...
      The fine steamer Ionia, now nearing completion at Grand Haven, was launched ...
  • St. Joseph Saturday Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 12 July 1890
        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 ...
      The Graham & Morton Co. was formed under a partnership with Andrew ...
  • St. Joseph Saturday Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 19 September 1891
        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. ...
      The new tug Alice, Smith & Co., owners, arrived in St. Joseph ...
  • St. Joseph Saturday Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 28 May 1892
        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 ...
      The passenger steamers Kalamazoo and Pilgrim, both of Saugatuck, the former bound ...
  • St. Joseph Saturday Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 18 June 1892
        The "A. E. Wild" was the Alice E. Wilde...
      The "A. E. Wild" was the Alice E. Wilde...
  • St. Joseph Saturday Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 9 December 1893
        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...
      The steamer F. W. Wheeler, coal laden, went ashore near Michigan City, ...
  • St. Joseph Saturday Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 25 November 1893
        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 ...
      Capt. Fred Kendrick, of this city, master of the U. S. tug ...
  • St. Joseph Saturday Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 14 April 1894
        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 ...
      Capt. Bert Wilson received a telegram from Capt. Wood, at Milwaukee, Wednesday, ...
  • St. Joseph Saturday Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 4 Jan. 1896
        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 steamer Puritan was burned to the water's edge at Manistee, Mich., ...
  • St. Joseph Saturday Herald (St. Joseph, MI), Saturday, 9 May 1896
        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. ...
      The old steamer Fountain City was partially burned late Tuesday night, while ...
  • St. Joseph Saturday Herald (St. Joseph, MI), Saturday, 26 March 1898
        The steamer H. W. Williams was launched Thursday from the Allmendinger yards. ...
      The steamer H. W. Williams was launched Thursday from the Allmendinger yards. ...
  • St. Joseph Saturday Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 20 September 1902
        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 ...
      One of the worst storms of the season raged on Lake Michigan, ...
  • St. Joseph Saturday Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 20 September 1902
        "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...
      "N. W. Napier" was Nelson W. Napier, captain of the steamer Alpena, ...
  • St. Joseph Saturday Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 30 April 1904
        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 ...
      Banner Register: "To handle 100,000 packages of fruit every day for four ...
  • St. Joseph Saturday Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 23 February 1907
        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 ...
      Change in Lights Bluff Light That Has Stood Here Since 1859 To ...
  • St. Joseph Saturday Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 23 February 1907
        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 ...
      Change in Lights Bluff Light That Has Stood Here Since 1859 To ...
  • St. Joseph Saturday Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 5 September 1914, page 1
        The City of Chicago was completely gutted, but Graham & Morton rebuilt her and renamed her the City of St. Joseph...
      The City of Chicago was completely gutted, but Graham & Morton rebuilt ...
  • St. Joseph Saturday Herald (St. Joseph, MI), 26 Feb 1916, page 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 ...
      CAPT. LLOYD CLARK SUDDENNESS WITH WHICH HE WAS ATTACKED SHOCK TO WIFE ...
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