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Fox (Steamboat), burned, 1 Oct 1863

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FOX Steamer, burned at Newport, River St.Clair.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wed. Jan. 20, 1864

Steamer FOX, burned to the waters edge at St. Clair River. The hulk floated to the Canada shore.
      Toronto Globe
      October 24, 1863

      Steam paddle FOX. 102 tons. Built 1851at Buffalo, N.Y. First Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. DISPOSITION-- Burnt October 1863 at Newport, Mich.
      Merchant Steam Vessels of the U.S.A.
      Lytle - Holdcamper List, 1790 to 1868

Steamer FOX, of 102 tons. Built Buffalo, 1850 by Bidwell & Banta. Owned by Jerome & Ogden. Home port, Saginaw City. Value $3,000 Class B 2 -- REMARKS - River Boat.
      Board of Lake Underwriters
      Marine Register for 1863

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Reason: burned
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $2,500
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.71948 Longitude: -82.49213
William R. McNeil
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Fox (Steamboat), burned, 1 Oct 1863