W. G. Fargo (Propeller), U11490, broke machinery, 4 Nov 1862
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Propeller (tug) W.G. FARGO, broke machinery in Detroit River, October 1862. Towed to Buffalo.
Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
January 26, 1863 (Casualty List 1862)
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The tug W.G. FARGO, while in quest of a tow near the mouth of Detroit River on Tuesday evening, met with a serious disaster by the breaking of her cylinder head and other portions of her machinery. She was towed into Malden by a passing propeller, from which point, we understand, she is to be taken to Buffalo for repairs. She will doubtless be laid up for the balance of the season. -- Detroit Free Press.
Buffalo Daily Courier
Friday, November 7, 1862
Steam screw WILLIAM G. FARGO. U. S. No. 11490. Of 242 tons, Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1862. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. Abandoned 1900.
Merchant Steam Vessels of the United States,
1790 to 1868. The Lytle- Holdcamper List
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Hull damage: $2,000
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- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes