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  • Decade: 1880-1889
  • Door County Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 16 Jun 1888
        She Found It. While the government steamer Dahlia was in port on Monday her officers made soundings off Hill's point reef, and she was so successful in finding what she was looking for that she remained fast for several hours. After vainly endeavoring to work off, the Dahlia was compelled ...
      She Found It. While the government steamer Dahlia was in port on ...
  • Door County Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 9 Aug 1888
        Washington Island. Capt. Valentine Irr recently bought the schooner Laurel; consideration unknown.
      Washington Island. Capt. Valentine Irr recently bought the schooner Laurel; consideration unknown.
  • Door County Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 2 Sep 1889
        Marine Intelligence. The Ludington was at Lily Bay at an early hour Saturday morning with merchandise for this city and towns in the northern part of the country. No difficulty was experienced from ice along the west shore, the westerly winds having carried it out into the lake the preceding ...
      Marine Intelligence. The Ludington was at Lily Bay at an early hour ...
  • Door County Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 2 Sep 1889
        Fish Creek. Working on Hill brothers' new tug is progressing at a lively rate, about one-half of the outside planking being finished at this writing. Wallace Hill, an old and experienced boat and ship-builder, is superintending the construction. The engine and boiler will probably be purchased from ...
      Fish Creek. Working on Hill brothers' new tug is progressing at a ...
  • Door County Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 2 Sep 1889
        Fish Creek. Andrew Anderson, better known as "Little Andrew," who has been at Sturgeon Bay during the past season, is employed on the new tug now building at this point.
      Fish Creek. Andrew Anderson, better known as "Little Andrew," who has been ...
  • Door County Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 17 Aug 1889
        Clay Banks. The mill is running pretty steadily this summer under the management of Chris Braunsdorf, who has been the owner for about a year past. The little schooner Clara does the freighting between this port and points south.
      Clay Banks. The mill is running pretty steadily this summer under the ...
  • Door County Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 17 Aug 1889
        Fish Creek. The new tug was to have made her initial trip on Thursday.
      Fish Creek. The new tug was to have made her initial trip ...
  • Door County Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 12 Aug 1881
        The following telegram to the Chicago Inter Ocean from this port is strongly tinctured with a bit of good natured humor. It reads: "The large and powerful wrecking tug J.W. Tillson cleared from here for Manitowoc, with Capt. Packard and crew, to bring the new steambarge Thos. H. Smith to ...
      The following telegram to the Chicago Inter Ocean from this port is ...
  • Door County Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 12 Aug 1881
        A couple of boiler-makers from Manitowoc- Cumberlie and Dumpke -were here the past week for the purpose of examining the boiler of the tug Leathem, which it is proposed to give a thorough overhauling the ensuing winter.
      A couple of boiler-makers from Manitowoc- Cumberlie and Dumpke -were here the ...
  • Door County Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 12 Aug 1881
        Kitty Smoke of Sturgeon Bay, was stripped and went into winter quarters. --Manitowoc Times.
      Kitty Smoke of Sturgeon Bay, was stripped and went into winter quarters. ...
  • Door County Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 12 Aug 1881
        The Menominee Herald is authority for the statement that the steamer Hawley will go to Milwaukee at the closing of navigation for the purpose of receiving a new boiler and engine during the winter.
      The Menominee Herald is authority for the statement that the steamer Hawley ...
  • Door County Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 12 Aug 1881
        The tug Gregory took a scow loaded with plank to Manitowoc last Friday night. The lumber will be used in planking the decks of vessels at that port by Rand & Burger, the ship builders.
      The tug Gregory took a scow loaded with plank to Manitowoc last ...
  • Door County Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 12 Aug 1881
        The Goodrich Co's ice-breaker has been christened the Arctic. She will be commanded by Capt. Perry Edwards, formerly of the tug Commodore Nutt.
      The Goodrich Co's ice-breaker has been christened the Arctic. She will be ...
  • Door County Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 12 Aug 1881
        The frames for the three scows which the Sturgeon Bay Lumber Co. is building here are up, and one of the craft is rapidly nearing completion.
      The frames for the three scows which the Sturgeon Bay Lumber Co. ...
  • Door County Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 12 Aug 1881
        Captain Cox returned from Manitowoc, where he laid up the Kitty Smoke, on the steambarge Thos. H. Smith Thursday night.
      Captain Cox returned from Manitowoc, where he laid up the Kitty Smoke, ...
  • Door County Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 12 Aug 1881
        The tug Bismark will be struck off to the highest bidder at Chicago. Her successor has been christened Joseph Parett (sic).
      The tug Bismark will be struck off to the highest bidder at ...
  • Door County Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 12 Aug 1881
        While towing the disabled schooner E.M. Portch from North Bay to Chicago on Friday evening, the tug Parker mistook Horn's Pier for the canal, and ran the vessel with in one hundred feet of the beach when she struck on the reef. After about an hour's of hard pulling the ...
      While towing the disabled schooner E.M. Portch from North Bay to Chicago ...
  • Door County Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 12 Aug 1881
        The steambarge Thos. H. Smith made excellent time in the passage from Manitowoc to this port last week. She left the former port about the middle of the afternoon of Thursday, and arrived here about seven hours afterwards. When it is taken into account that her machinery is all new ...
      The steambarge Thos. H. Smith made excellent time in the passage from ...
  • Door County Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 12 Aug 1881
        The steambarge Milwaukee, Capt. J. W. Morgan, was in port over Friday night, and on the following morning cleared for Manistee, Mich., where she will lay up. The Milwaukee has been employed in freighting stone from Washington Island to east lake shore ports during the past season, and as this ...
      The steambarge Milwaukee, Capt. J. W. Morgan, was in port over Friday ...
  • Door County Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 12 Aug 1881
        Rand & Burger, Manitowoc, will immediately begin the building of a tug for Geo. Pankratz, of that city. She will be 80 feet long, 18 feet beam, and 9 feet hold, and is to cost about $17,000. The tug is intended for towing logs from Peshtigo via the Sturgeon Bay ...
      Rand & Burger, Manitowoc, will immediately begin the building of a tug ...
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