The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Daniel Boone (Propeller), burnt, 10 Nov 1866

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Tug DANIEL BOONE, damaged by fire in Buffalo Harbor, November 1866. Property loss $1,300
      Casualty List for 1866
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      February 26, 1867

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Propeller Tug DANIEL BOONE, of 5 Tons, owned at Buffalo, was destroyed by fire in Buffalo Harbor, November 1866 Loss to ship $2,000. Insurance $1,000.
      Marine Casualties on the Great
      Lakes 1863-1873 U. S. Coast Guard

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      BURNING OF A TUG. - The alarm of fire, between 11 and 12 o'clock Saturday night, was caused by the burning of the tug DANIEL BOONE, lying in the Hamburg Canal, near the Louisiana street bridge. The tug burned to the water's edge and sank shortly after the fire was extinguished. The DANIEL BOONE was owned by Mr. TRUSCOTT, and was valued at $2,000.
      The Buffalo Post
      Monday, November 12, 1866

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NOTE:--The DANIEL BOONE was alive until 1873

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Reason: burnt
Hull damage: $2,000
Remarks: Damaged
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
William R. McNeil
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Daniel Boone (Propeller), burnt, 10 Nov 1866