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Caroline Williams (Propeller), fire, 22 Apr 1884


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The tug WILLIAMS of manistee burned off Hamlin Light near Ludington on Tuesday at 4 oclock. The crew got off and were picked up by her tow, the schooner WATERTOWN. She quickly sank out of sight.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Wednesday, April 23, 1884
     


WILLIAMS, C. Propeller Tug. Home port, Manistee. On April 22, 1884. Tug was towing on Lake Michigan, caught fire and became a total loss. She was insured for $9,500. Loss estimated at $14,000
      Disasters to Lake Shipping, 1884
      Cleveland Herald Nov. 28, 1884


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Reason: fire
Hull damage: $14,000
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1884
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Local identifier:
McN.W.8636
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.95528 Longitude: -86.45258
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Caroline Williams (Propeller), fire, 22 Apr 1884