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City of Concord (Propeller), U5538, fire, 6 Dec 1893

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The steambarge CITY OF CONCORD burned burned at 8 o'clock Wednesday evening at Toledo to the extent of $10,000, damage. She is owned by Hebner of Chicago. Although badly damaged, she was prevented from sinking by the ice.
      Port huron Daily Times
      Thursday, December 7, 1893
      Capt. Hebnor brought suit to recover the full amount of insurance on the stmr. CITY OF CONCORD, which was partly destroyed at Toledo last winter. The boat was insured for $9,500 in the name of Capt. Hebnor, and the loss has never been adjusted. The insurance company found that W.F. Botsford is half owner in the boat and refuses to pay half the insurance, claiming that they did not insure Mr. Botsford's interest.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      April 23, 1894 7-6

The burned steaamer CITY OF CONCORD is in the Wolverine dry dock where she will receive a substabtial rebuilding.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Tuesday, August 27, 1895

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Reason: fire
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.66394 Longitude: -83.55521
William R. McNeil
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City of Concord (Propeller), U5538, fire, 6 Dec 1893