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John Martin (Propeller), U12793, burnt, 1 Aug 1863


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Propeller tug JOHN MARTIN, took fire in Saginaw Bay, when towing the Bark FAME, the fire was extinguished by the Propeller ADRIATIC, going along side and throwing water from her hose.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday, January 20, 1864


JOHN MARTIN Steam screw of 132.73 Tons Gross, 80.72 Tons Net. Official U. S. Number 12793. Built Cleveland, Ohio in 1857. Home port, Rochester, of 225 Indicated Horse-power. 102 x 19.3 x 9.3.
      List of Merchant Vessels
      of the United States, 1890


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Newspaper
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Notes:
Reason: burnt
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $2,500
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1863
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.200
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.75002 Longitude: -83.66664
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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John Martin (Propeller), U12793, burnt, 1 Aug 1863