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E. C. Shafer (Propeller), U136319, fire, 27 Oct 1897


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The tug E.C. SHAFER, owned by the Citizens' Ice Company, burned at the West Genesee street dock about 9 o'clock last night. The loss is about $1,000. The department was called, but the fire was too far advanced and the boat was entirely destroyed.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Thursday, October 28, 1897 4 - 4


Steam screw E.C. SHAFER. U. S. No. 136319. Of 24.03 tons gross; 18.45 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1892. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 44.5 x 12.3 x 5.5
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1897
     
     
Steam screw MARION.* U.S. No. 136319. Of 23 tons gross; 16 tons net. Built at Buffalo, N.Y., in 1892. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 44.5 x 12.3 x 6.5
      * Formerly steam screw E.C. SHAFER.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1899
     
     


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Notes:
Reason: fire
Lives: nil
Remarks: Rebuilt as MARION
Date of Original:
1897
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Local identifier:
McN.W.18109
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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E. C. Shafer (Propeller), U136319, fire, 27 Oct 1897