The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
B. W. Aldrich (Propeller), U2701, fire, 18 May 1874


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A dispatch from Ludington yesterday, received at the office of the Post says: On Saturday evening the tug B.W. ALDRICH took fire, and before it could be extinguished her upper works were damaged to the extent of about $4,500. They will have to be rebuilt entire. There was an insurance of $3,000 on the ALDRICH. - Detroit Post.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      May 20, 1874 3-5


Steam screw B.W ALDRICH. U. S. No. 2701. Of 49 gross tons; 24 tons net. Built Milwaukee, Wis., 1886. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 65.2 x 15.1 x 6.7
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1902


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Reason: fire
Hull damage: $4,500
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1874
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Local identifier:
McN.W.19397
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.95528 Longitude: -86.45258
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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B. W. Aldrich (Propeller), U2701, fire, 18 May 1874