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Julius D. Morton (Steamboat), fire, 8 Apr 1863


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The tug J.D. MORTON was burned to the water's edge at Point au Shane, on Wednesday night. It is supposed to be the work of an incendiary. - Chicago Tribune.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Wednesday, April 15, 1863

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      JULIUS D. MORTON, a paddle-wheel steamer of 472 tons built 1848, burnt April 8, 1863 in St. Clair River, Mich. Total loss, no lives lost.
      Merchant Steam Vessels of the U.S.A.
      1790 - 1868. Lytle-Holdcamper List

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NOTE. - It is presumed that Point au Shane is on the St. Clair River ?


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Reason: fire
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1863
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McN.W.17831
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Julius D. Morton (Steamboat), fire, 8 Apr 1863