Phil Sheridan (Propeller), U20301, burnt, 1 Nov 1871
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SHERIDAN, PHIL Propeller, damaged by fire at Bay City.
Marine Disasters on the Western
Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall
PROP. PHIL SHERIDAN ON FIRE. - The propeller PHIL SHERIDAN had a narrow escape from destruction by fire on the 19th inst., while lying at Monroe's Dock, Bay City. The fire broke out in her hold near the boilers, and when discovered had obtained considerable headway. The fire engine belonging to the boat was set at work immediately, but had hardly commenced operations before the hose burst, and had it not been for the prompt arrival of the Bay City Fire Department the boat and her cargo would probably have been lost. However, the flames were extinguished before any material damage had been done.
Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
November 22, 1871
Steam screw PHIL SHERIDAN. U. S. No. 20301. Of 710.90 tons. Home port, Detroit, Mich, Of 150 nominal horsepower.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871
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Michigan, United States
- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes