The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Chili (Propeller), U127078, fire, 21 Jul 1897


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Fire in the yard of the Union Drydock Company at Buffalo yesterday destroyed a large planing mill with its contents and damaged the upperworks of the steel steamer CHILI, which occupied an adjacent drydock, to the extent of $1,000.
      Milwaukee Library Scrapbook
      July 22, 1897


Steam screw CHILI. U. S. No. 127078. Of 2,584.33 tons gross; 1,845.27 tons net. Built at Cleveland, Ohio in 1895. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 320.5 x 42.0 x 21.8 Steel built.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1897
     


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Newspaper
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Clippings
Notes:
Reason: fire
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $1,000
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1897
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Local identifier:
McN.W.19880
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Chili (Propeller), U127078, fire, 21 Jul 1897