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Commodore Jack Barry (Propeller), burnt, 30 Aug 1887


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Schooner (sic) JACK BARRY, of 25 tons, built 1862 and owned by Barry Bros. Home port, Muskegon. Class A 2 and a half. On August 30, 1887 vessel burned on Lake Michigan and became a total loss. Property loss, hull $5,000.
      1887 Casualty List (total loss)
      Marine Record, Dec. 15, 1887 p.4


While towing a vessel up the lake, the tug COMMODORE caught fire near Muskegon Tuesday and was burned. She was owned by Barry Bros., whose tug GEELE was burned Sunday.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Thursday, September 1, 1887


COMMODORE JACK BARRY Tug of 25 tons, built Chicago 1862 by Osier. Owned by Barry Bros. Rebuilt 1884. Home port, Muskegon. Value $5,000 Class A 2 and a half.----Formerly "CONSTITUTION"
      Inland Lloyds Vessel Register 1887


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Reason: burnt
Hull damage: $5,000
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1887
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Local identifier:
McN.W.13288
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.23418 Longitude: -86.24839
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Commodore Jack Barry (Propeller), burnt, 30 Aug 1887