Chicago Tribune, December 31, 1859
List of Vessels Wintering in the Port of Chicago.
The following is the list of vessels of all classes now laid up in this port. It is less by nearly one hundred from the number which wintered here last season. We give the list later than has been our usual custom, but there have been scattering arrivals and clearances up to within a very short period. It is now a complete list of craft in winter quarters here:
Steamers—Huron, Archimedes, Milwaukee, Traveller, Planet.
Propellors—F W Backus, J Barber, Robert H. Foss, Buckeye, Kenosha, Charles Mears, Mendota, Michigan, Mount Vernon, Ontonagon, Ogontz, Pittsburgh.
Tugs—Archimides, S G Chase, Dime, George McClellan, Walter McQueen, J E Mulford, J S Rumsey. George Sturges, A B Ward.
Barquentines—E. B. Morgan, Cherubusco, B S Shepard, Great West, Indiana, Adriatic, Danube, Lowell, Naomi, Nucleus, Massilion, David Morris, Waverly, Wm. Sturges, Badger State.
Brigantines—Algomah, Robert Burns, Carlon, Susan A. Clark, S F Gale, Fanny Gardner, F B Gardner, Geneva, Globe, J H Harmon, Helfenstein, C J Hutchinson, A. Mitchell, Ocean Eagle, Fashion, Mary, Montezuma, William S Pierson, Pilgrim. H. B. Seymour, St Louis, Belle of Buffalo, Powhattan, C P Williams, Empire State, Henry B. Seymour.
Schooners—Abicail, Advance, Albatross, Altatt, Amelia. Argo, Arrow, Ashtabula, Autocrat, S Bates, A. Andrews, Bay State, Blue Bell, Bonnie Doon, M G Bonesteel, Caledonia, Calcutta, A Campbel, Challenge, Conroy, Hans Crocker, Cuba, B F Davy, Denmark, Josephine, Dresden, G C Drew, Elbe, Eleanor, Enterprise, Essex, Falcon, Fashion, Fisher, George F. Foster, Forfay, H N Gates, Gem (black), Gem (white), Gertrude, Gipsey, Kitty Grant, E G Gray, Mary B Hale, H. Rand, J. Harbridge, Perry Hannah, J Harbridge, J S Hawey, Hero, Wm H Hinsdale, Charley Hibbard, Hirondelle, S J Holley, D R Holt, Honest John. Illinois, Ithaca, Louisa Jane, Helen Kent, Lady Jane, Lookout, Liberty, Lively, Magnet, Magic, Maine, Dan Marble, Mariner, Marshfield, Mary of Chicago, Maple Leaf, Mary, D K Martin, L M Mason, Meredosla, Monnesota, Monsoon, Morning Light, Mt Vernon of Kalamazoo, Muskegon, New Hampshire, Nonpariel, Odin, Oriole, Pacific, Oliver, Orion, Palmetto, B Parsons, Persia, Ellen Pike, Pilgrim, Poland, Queen of the West, Racine, Rapid, C Y Richmond, Return, Roanoke, G R Robert, Sasco, Sea Bird, Scotland, E M Shoyer, Spartan, Speed. H Spencer, St Andrew, J E Sutherland, Surprise, Sweepstakes, Telegraph, Tempest, Anne Thorine, J F Tracy, Transit, Tri-Color, Venus, John S Wallace, Sir Wm Wallace, Walrus, Warren, Westchester, Whirlwind, Ellen Williams, Wyoming, Yankee Blade, Ellen Williams, Alpha.
Scows—Cygnet, Sea Star, Laurel, Antelope, Harriet Ann, Pioneer, Tempest, Wm Tell, Hannah Selma, Kewaxcum, Storm, Col. Shephard, D, Amelia.
Total—177—5 Steamer, 12 Propellers, 10 Tugs, 14 Barks, 26 Brigs, 138 Schooners, 14 Scows, 1 Sloops.
Grand Total, 215.