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John B. Griffin (Propeller), U75635, fire, 14 Jul 1892


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Cleveland, July 14 - The tug JOHN B. GRIFFIN caught fire Tuesday night about 12 miles west of Cleveland and is a total loss. The crew escaped on the life raft. She ran in an independent line, and was out looking for a tow.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      July 14, 1892 2-1


      The tug JOHN B. GRIFFIN caught fire Tuesday night about 12 miles west of Cleveland and is a total loss. The crew escaped on the life raft.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Thursday, July 14, 1892


Steam screw JOHN B. GRIFFIN. U. S. No. 75635. Of 28.21 tons gross; 14.11 tons net. Built at Buffalo, N.Y., in 1874. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 57.4 x 14.6 x 6.9 Of 65 indicated horse power.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1891
     


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Reason: fire
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1892
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Local identifier:
McN.W.15395
Language of Item:
English
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.4995 Longitude: -81.69541
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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John B. Griffin (Propeller), U75635, fire, 14 Jul 1892