Captain Joseph M. Green
Captain Joseph M. Green, son of Joseph C., and Martha (Swallow) Green, the former a native of the State of New Hampshire, and the latter of New York, was born at Buffalo, N.Y., February 26, 1871. After attending the public schools of that place, he started tugging in 1886, decking and firing on the tug H.R. Hibbard, subsequently going on the tug Albany and others. In 1890, four years after beginning, as enumerated above, he was placed in charge of the yacht Eddy, which he ran that season, and next two seasons was in the yacht Baby, in a like capacity. During the season of 1893 he was captain of the tugs Comet and Leo Lennox. In 1894 he was master of the tug John Howell, in 1895 of the tug Trenton, and of the tug Annie M. Pierce for the season of 1897, and the tug T.M. Moore season of 1898.
Captain Green is a member of the Buffalo Harbor Tug Pilots Association, and is financial secretary of the same; also a member of the American Association of Masters and Pilots. He resides at No. 863 Prospect avenue, Buffalo, New York.
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This version of Volume II is based, with permission, on the work of the great volunteers at the Marine Captains Biographies site. To them goes the credit for reorganizing the content into some coherent order. The biographies in the original volume are in essentially random order.
Some of the transcription work was also done by Brendon Baillod, who maintains an excellent guide to Great Lakes Shipwreck Research.