James P. Donaldson (Propeller), U76183, burnt, 1 Dec 1887
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Buffalo.---While the engineer and fireman of the propeller JAMES P. DONALDSON were at work painting her boilers one of the firemen slipped from the top of the boiler, and, in falling, threw his lamp in a pail of paint. The flames burst out and damaged the boat to the amount of $1,000. Two tugs put out the fire.
A survey of the burned propeller J.P. DONALDSON fixed the loss at $1,232
The Marine Record
Thurs. Dec. 8, 1887 p. 5
Steam screw JAMES P. DONALDSON. U. S. No. 76183. Of 521.62 tons gross 425.82 tons net. Built Marine City, Mich., 1880. Home port, Port Huron. 185.0 x 30.4 x 12.0 Of 25 Nominal horsepower.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1890
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- Reason: burnt
Hull damage: $1,232
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New York, United States
- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes