Missouri (Propeller), U16314, fire, 21 Dec 1890
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Detroit, Dec. 22. - The steambarge MISSOURI was totally destroyed by fire at the distillery dock, near Sandwich, at 1 o'clock Sunday morning. The MISSOURI was owned by Capt. Baker, of Detroit, and was insured for $7,000. The fire was probably incendiary, as there was no fires aboard the boat.
Tuesday, December 23, 1890
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The propeller MISSOURI was burned to the water's edge near Sandwich yesterday. She was built in 1857 at Buffalo, of 588 tons, owned by Capt. baker and insured for $7,000
Port Huron Daily Times
Tuesday, december 23, 1890
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Baker Bros., of Detroit, have bought the schooner S.C. POMEROY as she lies sunk and partially burned off Oak Orchard, Lake Ontario for $700. They also have the contract to blow up the old MISSOURI, on the beach below Sandusky, with dynamite, for which they are to receive $500 and such portion of the boat as they want.
September 3, 1891
Steam screw MISSOURI. U. S. No. 16314. Of 664.46 tons. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1869
Screw MISSOURI. U. S. No. 16314. Of 588 tons. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1857. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. DISPOSITION -- Lost 1891.
Merchant Steam Vessels of the United States
The Lytle - Holdcamper List, 1790 to 1868
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