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George Boyce (Schooner), burnt, 24 May 1883


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The three masted Schooner J. BOYCE was burned to the water's edge at North Muskegon on the 24. Loss $17,000
      Marine Record
      June 2, 1883


Muskegon, Mich., May 25. -- A fire broke out at North Muskegon last night which destroyed A.H. Petrit & Co.'s mill, and a pile of lumber owned by Blodgett & Byrne, valued at $10,000. The mill was valued at $35,000; insurance $20,000. The schooner GEORGE BOYCE, which was lying at the mill dock taking on a cargo of lumber, was burned, and is now a total wreck, with 35,00 feet of lumber in the hold. The schooner was a three-master, rebult last summer, and owned by Jonathan Boyce, of this city. Loss $12,000; no insurance
      J.W. Hall Great lakes Marine Scrapbook, May 1883
     

Schooner GEORGE BOYCE of 200 Tons, and one year old, was a total loss in Lake Michigan, 1883. Value $12,000
      lost Tonnage on the Lakes in 1883
      Marine Record, December 27, 1883

NOTE: -- I could not find any particulars on this vessel.


     


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Reason: burnt
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1883
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Local identifier:
McN.W.10156
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.23418 Longitude: -86.24839
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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George Boyce (Schooner), burnt, 24 May 1883