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Volunteer (Propeller), U25569, boiler explosion, 13 Nov 1865

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THE VILUNTEER. -- The boiler of the tug VOLUNTEER blew up on Sunday at the foot of St. Clair street, in Cleveland. The hull of the boat was completely torn to pieces, and one man severely injured. The vessel was worth about $3,500; No insurance.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      November 15, 1865

      NEW TUG. - The tug VOLUNTEER, that blew up at the dock in this city about a year ago, has been completely rebuilt at Church & Eaton's ship-yard, and presents herself ready for business again. - Cleveland Plain Dealer.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Friday, October 5, 1866

Steam screw VOLUNTEER. U. S. No. 25569. Of 9.35 tons and 48 horse power. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio.
      Merchant vessel List, U. S., 1869

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Reason: boiler explosion
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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.4995 Longitude: -81.69541
William R. McNeil
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Volunteer (Propeller), U25569, boiler explosion, 13 Nov 1865