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Vulcan (Propeller), U161610, fire, 16 Jul 1901

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Lorain, July 17 - A bad fire was discovered on the stmr. VULCAN while she was in port about midnight last night. It started in the crew's quarters just aft of the engine room, and spread to the engine room and the cabin above. The city fire department was aided by the streams from the CASCADE and MARS, and the fire was put out after much damage had been done.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      July 18, 1901 2-3

Steam screw VULCAN. U. S. No. 161610. Of 1,759 tons gross; 1,366 tons net. Built Cleveland, Ohio, 1889. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 260.0 x 38.0 x 19.5 Crew of 18. Of 500 indicated horsepower. Steel built
      Merchant vessel List, U. S., 1906

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Reason: fire
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.45282 Longitude: -82.18237
William R. McNeil
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Vulcan (Propeller), U161610, fire, 16 Jul 1901