The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Buffalo (Propeller), burnt (deliberately), 1 Jul 1878


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Bay City Notes, July 6. - The barge BUFFALO has been burned to secure the old iron that is in her.
      Detroit Post & Tribune
      Monday, July 8, 1878

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      Note - It is assumed that by barge, it is meant steam barge, in any event the only BUFFALO that fits the casualty is the prop. of that name built 1851 by Bidwell & Banta at Buffalo. Rated C 1, with Bay City as her port of hail in 1875 (see Underwriters Register, 1875)



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Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: burnt (deliberately)
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1878
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Local identifier:
McN.W.16128
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.59447 Longitude: -83.88886
Donor:
William R. McNeil
Copyright Statement:
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Buffalo (Propeller), burnt (deliberately), 1 Jul 1878