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Navarino (Propeller), burnt, 9 Oct 1871

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NAVARINO Propeller, destroyed by Chicago fire; total loss.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

On October 9th. 1871, the new propeller NAVARINO, while lying alongside the north pier at Chicago, was destroyed by the great conflagration that visited that grand city on those mournful days ever to be remembered by this generation. No lives lost. Value of steamer $75,000
      "Hist.,of lake navigation"
      the Marine Record, Feb.17, 1887 p.6

      The old steamboat NAVARINO is being overhauled and rebuilt at Green Bay, and is to be converted into a barge propelled by sails.
      Cleveland Herald
      Saturday, March 12, 1881

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Reason: burnt
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $75,000
Remarks: Rebuilt ?
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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
William R. McNeil
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Navarino (Propeller), burnt, 9 Oct 1871