Hiawatha (Propeller), U95600, fire, 3 Aug 1905
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The Gilchrist fleet continues in poor luck. Their steamer HIAWATHA, while lying in the Missaba dock at Duluth, took fire yesterday and suffered considerable damage to her cabins and upper works. The injury is not sufficent to delay the vessel and she left today on her down trip. It is reported that the fire origanated in some oakum which was being used to calk the decks.
Buffalo Evening News
August 4, 1905
Steam screw HIAWATHA, of 1398 tons. Built 1980 at Gibraltar. Owned by J.C. Gilchrist. Home port, Vermillion. Value, $30,000. Class A 2. Built of wood.
The Inland Lloyds
Vessel Register, 1903
Steam screw HIAWATHA. U. S. No. 95600. Of 1398.72 tons gross; 1159.90 tons net. Built Gibraltar, Mich., 1880. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 234.6 x 36.1 x 19.9
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891
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Minnesota, United States
- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes