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H. P. Smith (Propeller), fire, 27 May 1872


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The tug SMITH was burned near Bay City on Monday night. Her loss is $7,000 and she had no insurance.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Wednesday, May 29, 1872

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      H.P. SMITH, tug, Totally burnt Saginaw River 1872.
      "Hist. of the Great Lakes"
      by Mansfield p. 887

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Propeller H.P. SMITH (11860 U.S.) of 55 tons, built Buffalo 1864, burnt at Saginaw, Mich., May 14, 1772. No lives lost.
      Merchant Steam Vessels of the U.S.A.
      Lytle-Holdcamper List, 1790 to 1868

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Reason: fire
Hull damage: $7,000
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1872
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Local identifier:
McN.W.17816
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.59447 Longitude: -83.88886
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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H. P. Smith (Propeller), fire, 27 May 1872