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Grace Dormer (Propeller), U10997, fire, 3 Jul 1872

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The steamer GRACE DORMER was burned to the water's edge on Tuesday last, while lying at Beaver Island dock. A wheelsman failed to escape and perished in the flames.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      July 9, 1872 3-6

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      The steamer GRACE DORMER, built here in 1868, was burned at Beaver Harbor, in the Straits of Mackinac, on the 3rd. inst.
      Buffalo Evening Post
      July 10, 1872

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The steamer GRACE DORMER, which a year since was burned on Lake Michigan, and subsequently taken to Port Huron and rebuilt, was out towing on Saturday.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      June 25, 1873 3-4

The steamer GRACE DORMER, which was burned at beaver harbor some tome ago, has been rebuilt at Port Huron, and is again afloat.
      Charlevoix Sentinel
      June 28, 1873

Steam screw GRACE DORMER. U. S. No. 10997. Of 65.99 tons gross; 48.60 tons net. Built 1868 at Buffalo, N.Y. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 70.9 x 17.5 x 5.7 and of 75 nominal horse power.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885

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Reason: fire
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Remarks: Repaired
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.66472 Longitude: -85.55731
William R. McNeil
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Grace Dormer (Propeller), U10997, fire, 3 Jul 1872