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Maud Preston (Propeller), U91849, fire, 20 Sep 1898


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Toledo, September 20. - Early this morning when the small sand-sucker MAUD PRESTON was coming up the bay, she caught fire and burned to the water's edge. The origin of the fire is unknown, but it is supposed to have resulted from the spontaneous combustion of coal. None of the crew were injured. The PRESTON was insured for $3,000. The barge FOSTORIA, which the PRESTON had in tow, was uninjured.
      Milwaukee Scrapbook
      September 21, 1898

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Steam screw MAUD PRESTON. U. S. No. 91849. Of 82.22 tons gross; 65.04 tons net. Built St. Joseph, Mich., 1886. Home port, Grand Haven, Mich. 109.0 x 19.4 x 6.3 Of 20 nominal horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891
     


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Reason: fire
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1898
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Local identifier:
McN.W.16413
Language of Item:
English
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.66394 Longitude: -83.55521
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Maud Preston (Propeller), U91849, fire, 20 Sep 1898