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Lorelei (Propeller), U15997, fire, 21 Jun 1887

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The Oakfield Club's yacht LORELEI which was partially burned by a smouldering fire under the boiler last week came out of the drydock yesterday.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      June 28, 1887 8-1

      Mr. H.J. Harvey, chairman of the committee on transportation gives notice to the members of the Oakfield Club that a slight fire having occurred on board the yacht LORELEI, she will be laid up for 3 or 4 days for repair, and another yacht will take her place, to make the usual trips.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      June 21, 1887 3-5

Steam screw LORELEI. U. S. No. 15997. Of 38.28 tons gross; 28.07 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1870. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 63.8 x 11.5 x 4.7 Of 15 indicated horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1895

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Reason: fire
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
William R. McNeil
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Lorelei (Propeller), U15997, fire, 21 Jun 1887