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Garden City (Propeller), U85293, disabled machinery, 31 Jul 1897


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Detroit, July 31 - The stm. GARDEN CITY blew out her main valve in the river near here today and Edward Masten and Henry Brusseau, firemen, were scalded, the latter seriously. The injured firemen were brought ashore by the mail tug. The steamer was towed into drydock.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      August 1, 1897 10-5



Steam screw GARDEN CITY. U. S. No. 85293. Of 351 tons gross; 276 tons net, Built Ogdensburg, N.Y., 1873. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 133.4 x 26.0 x 11.8 Crew of 11. Of 540 indicated horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1902
     


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Reason: disabled machinery
Lives: ?
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1897
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Local identifier:
McN.W.19189
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.081944 Longitude: -83.125555
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Garden City (Propeller), U85293, disabled machinery, 31 Jul 1897