The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Phoenix (Propeller), burnt, 17 Nov 1884


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The tug PHOENIX, formerly the I.U. MASTERS, owned by Parker & Miller of Detroit, took fire at 7 o'clock Monday morning at Texas landing, just above Amherstburg, and burned to the water's edge.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Tuesday, November 18, 1884

      . . . . .

PHOENIX Tug. Home port, Detroit. On Nov. 17, 1884, Tug caught fire at the Lime Kilns, Lake Erie and became a total loss. Hull loss $14,000. Insurance $10,000.
      Disasters to Lake Shipping 1884
      Cleveland Herald, Nov. 28th. 1884

NOTE:- The above vessel PHENIX [proper name] is still listed in the 1886 M.V.U.S.


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Reason: burnt
Hull damage: $14,000
Freight: nil
Remarks: Rebuilt ?
Date of Original:
1884
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Local identifier:
McN.W.8768
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.12588 Longitude: -83.13215
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Phoenix (Propeller), burnt, 17 Nov 1884