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  • Media Types: Newspapers
  • Media Types: Newspapers
  • Item types: Clippings
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  • Decade: 1880-1889
  • Decade: 1880-1889
  • A Schooner Goes Down
    Manistee Times Sentinel, 7 Oct 1887     A Schooner Goes Down The Schooner Scarth sank in 40 fathoms of water the crew reach this port in a yawl boat. The schooner Jesse Scarth, a 360 tons burden, and laden with 23,000 bushels of corn, sank Tuesday evening about twelve miles north of this port, in 40 fathoms ...
    Manistee Times Sentinel, 7 Oct 1887   A Schooner Goes Down The Schooner Scarth sank in 40 fathoms of ...
  • Door County Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 4 Jun 1887
        Marine Intelligence. The little steamyacht Truscott has been purchased by John Cochran, of Escanaba, who pays six hundred dollars for the craft. Capt. Jacob Hanson left for that port with the boat on Tuesday morning for the purpose of delivering her to the new owner. The ...
      Marine Intelligence. The little steamyacht Truscott has been purchased by John Cochran, ...
  • Door County Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 29 Jul 1886
        Bay View. Capt. Wm. Jacobs, who has been running the steamer Truscott, has returned home, the yacht having been sold to parties in Milwaukee. The Truscott has been engaged in picking up logs for the Fish Creek sawmill.
      Bay View. Capt. Wm. Jacobs, who has been running the steamer Truscott, ...
  • Door County Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 29 Jul 1886
        Short Takes. A derrick is being constructed in the slip near Leathem & Smith's mill to enable them to remove the boiler and engine from the tug Tillinghast and transfer them to the new hull soon to arrive. {EB Note: tugs Tillinghast & George Nelson}...
      Short Takes. A derrick is being constructed in the slip near Leathem ...
  • Weekly Expositor Independent (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 21 Aug 1885
        Marine Floats Tug Com. Nutt has been fitted out and is ready for business. She left this port on Wednesday for Ahnapee, and caught on to a tow the first ting, towing the schooner Odin out in the lake from the cut. Capt. Henry Tuft is at the wheel. Her ...
      Marine Floats Tug Com. Nutt has been fitted out and is ready ...
  • Door County Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 8 Jul 1886
        Short Takes. The steamyacht Truscott was last week purchased by Martin Simon, of Sevstopol, who traded his farm in that town for the craft. The farm is valued at sixteen hundred dollars. The Truscott will at present be employed in picking up timber and logs along the shores ...
      Short Takes. The steamyacht Truscott was last week purchased by Martin Simon, ...
  • Weekly Expositor Independent (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 30 Oct 1885
        Marine Floats The fishing tugs Truscott and Commodore Nutt were stormbound in this port by the blow of Monday and Tuesday.
      Marine Floats The fishing tugs Truscott and Commodore Nutt were stormbound in ...
  • Door County Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 29 Jul 1886
        Marine Intelligence. On Wednesday of last week the tug Tillinghast was brought to this port from Menominee, having been purchased by Leathem & Smith, as stated in a former issue of The Advocate. She is in command of Capt. Louis Legot, formerly of the tug Tornado...
      Marine Intelligence. On Wednesday of last week the tug Tillinghast was brought ...
  • Weekly Expositor Independent (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 30 Oct 1885
        Marine Floats The tug Piper was laid up Saturday, having repairs made on her boiler, during which time the crew chartered the tug Tornado, and proceeded to lift their nets as usual.
      Marine Floats The tug Piper was laid up Saturday, having repairs made ...
  • Weekly Expositor Independent (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 30 Oct 1885
        Marine Floats The tug Tillson is at Green Bay, having repairs made on her boiler. The crew are now on the Leathem.
      Marine Floats The tug Tillson is at Green Bay, having repairs made ...
  • Weekly Expositor Independent (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 23 Oct 1885
        Sister Bay The Annie Laurie was in here the greater part of last week, selling fruit and vegetables.
      Sister Bay The Annie Laurie was in here the greater part of ...
  • Weekly Expositor Independent (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 23 Oct 1885
        Sister Bay The tug Temperance, of Sturgeon Bay, was in here last Monday selling fruits and vegetables.
      Sister Bay The tug Temperance, of Sturgeon Bay, was in here last ...
  • Weekly Expositor Independent (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 23 Oct 1885
        Sister Bay The schooners Black Hawk and Charlotte Raaub loaded at Roesser's (sic) dock last week.
      Sister Bay The schooners Black Hawk and Charlotte Raaub loaded at Roesser's ...
  • Weekly Expositor Independent (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 23 Oct 1885
        Marine Floats The little Truscott has taken to fishing again. Dave Ramage is at the wheel.The little schooner Lettie May, which has laid for some time past on the shore at the foot of cottage street, was recently purchased by Captain Kalmbach. He has had her put in dry ...
      Marine Floats The little Truscott has taken to fishing again. Dave Ramage ...
  • Weekly Expositor Independent (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 21 Aug 1885
        Marine Floats On Saturday last the little steam yacht Truscott and the still smaller Julius had a trial of speed between Hill's Point and Idlewild, in which the Julius won the broom.
      Marine Floats On Saturday last the little steam yacht Truscott and the ...
  • Weekly Expositor Independent (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 31 Jul 1885
        The trim little yacht Truscott took a load of excursionists to Squaw Island Tuesday last, the party numbering about twenty. The were joined at the above point by about two hundred Green Bay people arrived on the Welcome and Schiller and stopped there for a days picnicing. Those taking part ...
      The trim little yacht Truscott took a load of excursionists to Squaw ...
  • Weekly Expositor Independent (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 21 Aug 1885
        Marine Floats Capt. Thos. Hawley has re-purchased the steamer City of Green Bay, and rumor says will again put her on the Green Bay route. The price paid was $10,500.
      Marine Floats Capt. Thos. Hawley has re-purchased the steamer City of Green ...
  • Weekly Expositor Independent (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 21 Aug 1885
        Marine Floats Schooner Lettie May, Capt. Geo. Doak, is on the beach again at Hedgehog Harbor. The Jesse Spalding went to her release yesterday, Thursday.
      Marine Floats Schooner Lettie May, Capt. Geo. Doak, is on the beach ...
  • The Independent (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 5 Nov 1886
        Local Happenings At about 1 o'clock this morning Leathem & Smith's mill was discovered to be on fire. The shrill tooting of the steamer Welcome's whistle aroused our citizens and the fire department was soon making its way to the fire, but before they reached the foot of the ...
      Local Happenings At about 1 o'clock this morning Leathem & Smith's mill ...
  • The Independent (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 5 Nov 1886
        Local Happenings The derrick which was built by Leathem & Smith to remove the machinery of the Tillinghast and place it in the George Nelson, was blown down by the gale Tuesday.
      Local Happenings The derrick which was built by Leathem & Smith to ...
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