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Hamilton Morton (Propeller), sunk, 30 Apr 1858


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TUG SUNK. -The tug HAMILTON MORTON sunk at Wolverton's dry dock during Friday night, says the Detroit Advertiser. Some thieves had been stealing brass pipe from her, and probably bored a hole in her bottom to sink her.
      Buffalo Daily Republic & Times
      Tuesday, May 4, 1858

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Steam screw HAMILTON MORTON.* U. S. No. 26249. Of 227 gross tons. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1854.
      * Renamed W.R. MUIR - U. S. - 1868
      Herman Runge List


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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Remarks: Raised
Date of Original:
1858
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Local identifier:
McN.W.18873
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.33143 Longitude: -83.04575
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Hamilton Morton (Propeller), sunk, 30 Apr 1858