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Saugatuck (Tug), fire, 8 May 1911


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The tug SAUGATUCK, owned by the Buffalo Dredging Company, was found ablaze last night while lying at the foot of Vandalia Street in the Buffalo River. Damage of $500 was done before the fire could be extinguished. A spark ignited oily waste in the boiler room caused the fire, it is believed.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Tuesday, May 9, 1911


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Notes:
Reason: fire
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $500
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1911
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Local identifier:
McN.W.19750
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Saugatuck (Tug), fire, 8 May 1911