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Saginaw (Propeller), U115118, fire, 6 May 1892


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Detroit, May 6. - The wrecking tug SAGINAW burned at her dock at Windsor this morning. William Willwood, wheelsman, was badly burned. The SAGINAW is valued at $12,000 and is probably a total loss. She is insured for $8,000.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      Friday, May 6, 1892

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The wrecking tug SAGINAW burned at her dock in Windsor this morning and is a total loss. She was valued at $14,000.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Friday, may 6, 1892
     
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      The wrecking tug SAGINAW is receiving repairs in Detroit. She has an entire new keelson, floor timbers from amidships forward, new shelf pieces, plank sheer and sheer strakes. She will have entirely new decking and upperworks. Her boiler and engines were not damaged by the fire.
      Port Huron daily Times
      Thursday, July 21, 1892
     
     
Steam screw SAGINAW. U. S. No. 115118. Of 508.86 tons gross; 430.68 tons net. Built Marine City, Mich, 1866. Home port, Toledo, Ohio. 194.5 x 28.8 x 11.5
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1895
     
     


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Reason: fire
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1892
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Local identifier:
McN.W.17203
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.30008 Longitude: -83.01654
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Saginaw (Propeller), U115118, fire, 6 May 1892