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Historical Perspectives

A monthly pictorial history of a
selected lake boat from the past.


2014          
June 2014 May 2014        

Kinloch 1927 - 1927
Valley Camp (1) 1927 - 1965
Valleydale 1965 - 1966
(Last updated: June 5, 2014)

Winter Hill 1945 - 1961
Leon Falk Jr. 1961 - 1985
(Last updated: July 10, 2014)
       
           
2013          
May 2013 April 2013 March 2013 February 2013 January 2013  

Belle Isle 1943 - 1943
Champlain 1943 - 1987
(Last updated: September 29, 2013)

Frank H. Goodyear (2) 1917 - 1939
Diamond Alkali (2) 1939 - 1976
Buffalo (2) 1976 - 1978
Saginaw Bay 1978 - 1985
(Last updated: April 18, 2013)

Charles Dick 1922 - 1976
(Last updated: June 5, 2014)

L. C. Waldo 1896 - 1915
Riverton 1915 - 1944
Mohawk Deer 1944 - 1967
(Last updated: June 5, 2014)

Thomas F. Cole 1907 - 1980
(Last updated: April 8, 2013)
 
           
2012          
November 2012 October 2012 June 2012      

J. H. Sheadle (1) 1906 - 1924
F. A. Bailey 1924 - 1930
La Salle (2) 1930 - 1965
Meaford (3) 1965 - 1979
Pierson Independent 1979 - 1979
Company 1979 - 1980
(Last updated: June 10, 2013)

Howard L. Shaw 1900 - Today
(Last updated: May 25, 2013)

Louis W. Hill 1917 - 1955
Valley Camp (2) 1955 - Today
(Last updated: October 24, 2013)
     
May 2012 April 2012 March 2012 February 2012

Wyandotte (1) 1908 - 1967
(Last updated: December 1, 2012)

Conneaut (2) 1916 - 1966
Wyandotte (2) 1966 - 1973
(Last updated: May 18, 2012)

George M. Humphrey 1927 - 1945
Captain John Roen 1945 - 1948
Adam E. Cornelius 1948 - 1959
Consumers Power 1959 - 1988
(Last updated: July 10, 2014)

James R. Elliot 1902 - 1931
Normac 1931 - 1969
Captain John's Restaurant
1969 - 1989
Capt. John's Seafood 1989 - 1995
Riverboat 1995 - 2008
Tokyo Joe's 2008 - Today
(Last updated: June 5, 2014)

Soo Harbor 1904
Panoramic
(Last updated: January 17, 2013)
           
2011          
November 2011 October 2011        

Pere Marquette 20 1903 - 1938
City of Munising 1938 - 1973
(Last updated: January 23, 2012)

William P. Cowan 1918 - 1961
Amoco Illinois 1962 - 1981
(Last updated: January 17, 2013)
       
           
September 2011 May 2011 April 2011 March 2011 February 2011

Leecliffe Hall (1) 1947 - 1961
Cove Transport 1961 - 1977
Wit Transport 1977 - 1978
(Last updated: September 22, 2011)

Leecliffe Hall (2) 1961 - 1964
(Last updated: September 2, 2014)

Fred G. Hartwell 1922 - 1951
Matthew Andrews (2) 1951 - 1962
George M. Carl (2) 1962 - 1984
(Last updated: May 13, 2013)

W. E. Fitzgerald 1906 - 1971
(Last updated: May 8, 2013)

George W. Perkins 1905 - 1964
Westdale 1964 - 1977
H. C. Heimbecker 1977 - 1981
(Last updated: May 8, 2013)

H. P. Bope 1907 - 1916
E. A. S. Clarke (2) 1916 - 1970
Kinsman Voyager 1970 - 1978
(Last updated: July 12, 2012)
           
2010          
December 2010 November 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010

Fort Henry 1955 - 1984
(Last updated: April 19, 2013)

Edwin F. Holmes 1904 - 1915
E. C. Collins 1915 - 1959
J. B. Ford 1959 - Present
(Last updated: May 13, 2013)

J. S. Keefe 1903 - 1916
Parame 1916 - 1922
Glenfarn 1922 - 1927
Canmore 1927 - 1942
Ashleaf 1942 - 1951
Manzzutti 1951 - 1971
(Last updated: June 9, 2012)


William C. Agnew 1911 - 1926
George F. Rand 1926 - 1954
Ben W. Calvin 1954 - 1974
(Last updated: June 10, 2013)


Lemoyne 1926-1969
(Last updated: April 12, 2013)

Emory L. Ford 1916 - 1965
Raymond H. Reiss 1965 - 1980
(Last updated: April 18, 2013)

           
February 2010 January 2010        

Sir Isaac Lothian Bell 1897 - 1936
Blanche H. 1936 - 1949
Black River 1949 - 1979
Tuxpancliffe 1979 - 1983
(Last updated: May 13, 2013)


Ann Arbor No. 7 1925 - 1965
Viking 1965 - 1996
Viking I 1996 - Present
(Last updated: September 8, 2011)
       
           
2009          
December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009

Windsolite 1927 - 1947
Imperial Windsor 1947 - 1973
Cardinal 1973 - 1974
(Last updated: May 8, 2013)

Daniel J. Morrell 1906 - 1966
(Last updated: November 3, 2012)

E. D. Carter 1906 - 1916
William T. Roberts 1916 - 1931
Dow Chemical 1932 - 1939
Norman J. Kopmeier 1939 - 1961
Pinedale 1961 - 1977
(Last updated: April 29, 2013)

Thomas Wilson 1943 - 1987
(Last updated: July 10, 2014)

J. Pierpont Morgan 1906 - 1965
Heron Bay (2) 1966 - 1978
Heron B. 1979
(Last updated: July 12, 2012)

Alabama 1910 - 2006
(Last updated: December 1, 2012)
           
June 2009 May 2009 April 2009 March 2009 February 2009 January 2009

Boundbrook 1944 - 1947
Imperial Edmonton 1947 - 1958
Red Wing 1959 - 1986
(Last updated: May 11, 2013)

Sylvania 1905 - 1914
D. M. Philbin 1914 - 1929
Sylvania 1929 - 1983
(Last updated: April 18, 2013)


Scott Misener (3) 1954 - 90
(Last updated: October 24, 2013)

Amasa Stone 1905 - 1965
(Last updated: June 5, 2014)

Sir James Dunn 1952 - 1989
(Last updated: July 12, 2012)

Chief Wawatam 1911 - 2010
(Last updated: January 18, 2013)
           
2008          
December 2008 November 2008 October 2008 September 2008 August 2008 July 2008

E. B. Barber 1953 - 1985
(Last updated: April 23, 2013)

Carl D. Bradley (2) 1927 - 1958
(Last updated: March 29, 2009)

Henry Ford II 1924 - 1988
Samuel Mather (7) 1989 - 1994
(Last updated: April 12, 2013)

Canadoc (2) 1961 - 1991
(Last updated: April 29, 2013)

Notre Dame Victory 1945 - 1951
Cliffs Victory 1951 - 1985
Savic 1985 - 1987
(Last updated: July 10, 2014)

William K. Field 1924 - 1934
Reiss Brothers 1934 - 1970
George D. Goble 1970 - 1980
Robert S. Pierson (1) 1980 - 1982
Spruceglen (1) 1982 - 1985
(Last updated: April 29, 2013)

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