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Edward Gallagher (Tug), exploded boiler, 15 Aug 1873


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The small tug EDWARD GALLAGHER, while towing a raft on Torch Lake, near Hancock, Lake Superior, on the 15th inst., exploded her boiler. The boat was blown into fragments and Mr. J.H. Olds, of the firm Moralee & Olds saw mill owner at Hancock, was instantly killed. Herman Koehler, who was on board, had his right wrist frightfully cut, and was also badly scalded about the head and face. No one else suffered any injury.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      August 29, 1873 3-6


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Reason: exploded boiler
Lives: 1
Remarks: Total loss ?
Date of Original:
1873
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Local identifier:
McN.W.19243
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 47.12687 Longitude: -88.58096
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Edward Gallagher (Tug), exploded boiler, 15 Aug 1873