Hamilton Morton (Propeller), U26249, sunk, 1 Nov 1858
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MORTON, HAMILTON Propeller Tug, took fire in Detroit River, was scuttled and sunk. Property loss $800.
Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
Jan. 15, 1859 (1858 Casualty List)
TUG HAMILTON MORTON BURNED. -- The steam tug HAMILTON MORTON was badly burned while lying at the dock above the water works in this city early this morning. She was scuttled and sunk with a view of saving as much of her as possible. The actual damage not ascertained. -- Detroit Advertiser of Saturday.
Buffalo Daily Republic
November 15, 1858
team screw HAMILTON MORTON.* U. S. No. 26249. Of 227 gross tons. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1854.
* Renamed W.R. MUIR - U. S. - 1868
Herman Runge List
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Hull damage: $800
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- William R. McNeil
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