The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Ontario (Propeller), fire, 8 Jul 1878


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SERIOUS DAMAGE TO THE TUG ONTARIO.
L'Anse, Mich., July 8. -- The tug ONTARIO, while outside Huron Island light, waiting a tow, yesterday morning, caught fire and her upper works burned. Loss about $1,000. She was calked up and towed to this port by the tug JOHN ELY. Fully insured.
      Chicago Inter Ocean
      Tuesday, July 9, 1878
     
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      The upper works of the tug ONTARI was burned while the tug was among the Apostle Islands on Monday. Loss $1,000.
      Detroit Post & Tribune
      Wednesday, July 10, 1878

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Newspaper
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Clippings
Notes:
Reason: fire
Hull damage: $1,000
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1878
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Local identifier:
McN.W.16131
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 46.93827 Longitude: -90.65296
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Ontario (Propeller), fire, 8 Jul 1878