1870 to 1920 (Temporal Keyword)

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Ship Graveyards: What Complete Shipwreck Removal Reveals About 19th Century Barge, Dredge and Tug Boat Construction (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Kira E. Kaufmann.

Great Lakes barge and dredge vessels were the workhorses that launched the 20th century’s economy in the region. However, these ships were historically and archaeologically marginalized. They were not the vessels whose travels were recorded in historic newspapers, or whose architectural plans were archived. Very little information about 19th century barge and dredge ship construction had been recorded for Great Lakes vessels. Eleven shipwrecks, including barges, dredges, tugs, and a schooner...