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Monday, August 5, 2013

Other Maddens found on the Great Lakes


  • Michael Madden - Captain - 
    1857 Oliver Cromwell; 
    1899 chief engineer Minnie M (Arnold Line) 
    1900   Ossifrage; 1901 Chippewa.  This might be two separate men and the first might be the owner of the Girl of the Period below.  There was one listing for a Capt. Michael Madden in Bay City that might also be this Michael.
  • Jerry Madden - Marine Engineers of Coasts and Rivers - 668 1/2 Royal St. New Orleans LA
  • J.H. Madden - Captain after 1900 d. 1930 - care of JA Calbick and Co. Chicago. (1)
    • 1900 FE Spinner
    • 1901-1902 Panther
    • 1904-6 Helen C
    • 1907-11 Alva
    • 1910 Pere Marquette No. 5
    • 1915 Edwin L Booth
    • 1917-18 Richard Star
    • 1920-29 Joe S Morrow
  • John Madden - Marine Engineers Beneficial Assoc.  Spring and Linden, Troy, NY (1-p303)
  • James Madden 1903 WP Rend (1903 RedBook)
  • Michael Madden -Engineer  (Jul 1867 Canada - ) Michael emigrated with his family in 1885.  He married Anna Bridget Foy who had also been born in Canada in 1870.  In 1900 they are found in St. Ignace, Mackinac, MI. Michael and Anna had at least six children: Michael Fergus Aug 1894 - 9 Mar 1913 St. Ignace, Rose M Mar 1896, Anne Nov 1897, Loretta 1901, Thomas 1905, Margaret 30 Dec 1912 - 20 Nov 1913 St. Ignace (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623-726 p8A, ED0102;  United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1910.  T624_658, p10A, ED0170) 
  • Thomas M Madden - Master - 1905 Charles H. Hackley  ( August 16. - Steamer CHARLES H. HACKLEY left her dock at Rush Street Bridge, Chicago, to take an excursion party to view yacht races off Chicago Harbor, Lake Michigan, taking on the party at the foot of Randolph street.  Upon landing at Randolph street, Captain Barry, master, was called ashore upon urgent personal matters and left the ship in charge of Thomas M. Madden, master, and Joseph Oliver, also licensed as master; these two men being the only licensed men employed on board the vessel having authority to navigate the ship.  Case reported to proper authorities.    --   August 20. - Complaint was made, alleging that while on duty Thomas M. Madden, a licensed pilot on steamer CHARLES H. HACKLEY, was intoxicated. Upon investigation it was found that Mr. Madden, while able to handle the vessel properly, had been drinking and his license was suspended for 30 days.) REPORT OF THE STEAMBOAT INSPECTION SERVICE CASUALTIES, VIOLATIONS OF LAW, AND INVESTIGATIONS YEAR ENDED DECEMBER 31, 1905  EIGHTH SUPERVISING DISTRICT LOCAL DISTRICT OF CHICAGO, ILL., p.379

  • Girl of the Period - Built for Captain Madden launched last week for Caroll Bros. of Buffalo   Cost 5500 50 x 11.6 and 5ft 6in hold  20 May 1873 Detroit Free Press
  • Satisfaction - 1899 John Madden of Sheyboygan (Port Huron) burned for loss of $25000
  • Uncle Charley-  25 16 56x12 tug Jerry Madden of Menominee

Information on any of the Maddens listed above is welcome.

  1. 1903 Blue Book of American Shipping:   Statistics of Shipping and Ship Building in America. Lists of Ship Owners, Ship, Engine and Boiler Builders, Naval Architects, Vessel Masters, and members of various organizations made up from the Navy and Merchant Marine. Particulars of American and Canadian Steam and Sail vessels with names and addresses of owners. Cleveland OH: Marine Review Publishing Co. 1903 

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