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Genesee Chief (Barge), U10243, sails and outfit burnt, 1 Mar 1871


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GENESEE CHIEF Barge, had her sails and outfit burnt at the fire of Hoffner & Mayes sail-loft, Detroit.
      Marine Disasters of the Western
      Lakes 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall


      Steamer GENESEE CHIEF. U. S. No. 10243. Of 441.79 tons, Home port, Detroit, Mich.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1867
     

Steam screw GENESEE CHIEF.* U. S. No. 10243. Of 429 tons. Built Carthage, N.Y., 1846. First Home port, Rochester, N.Y.
      * Rig changed to barge Sept. 5, 1868
      Merchant Steam Vessels of the United States
      Lytle - Holdcamper List. 1790 - 1868


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Reason: sails and outfit burnt
Lives: nil
Date of Original:
1871
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Local identifier:
McN.W.5316
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.33143 Longitude: -83.04575
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Genesee Chief (Barge), U10243, sails and outfit burnt, 1 Mar 1871