J.M. Harvey (1896)
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The gasoline boat (also called a gasoline schooner by the newspapers) J.M. Harvey was used for transporting vegetables along the western coast of Lake Michigan. The vessel was built as a two masted wooden schooner but rebuilt as a gas launch in the early 1900s. Her official number was 77227.

Last Document Surrendered: Milwaukee: 11/27/08: "Vessel Lost".
Final Voyage


Sheboygan Press, November 28,1908. "The gasoline boat J.M. Harvey is a total loss six miles south of here. The boat left Milwaukee Monday afternoon for Cheboygan, Mich. In the fog she ran ashore and was wrecked. The Harvey is owned by Otto Oswald of Jones Island and was valued at $1000. She was used in the transportation of vegetables along the west shore."
The incident was a total loss.
 
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