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Cygnet (Tug), exploded boiler, 25 Jul 1875


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The tug CYGNET exploded her boiler Sunday while towing a dredge near the mouth of Bad River, 10 miles above East Saginaw. She is a total wreck. Two were injured.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Wednesday, July 28, 1875



The tug CYGNET, built in 1866, while towing a dredge near the mouth of Bad River, ten miles above East Saginaw, exploded her boiler last Sunday evening. The captain, James Parker, had some of his ribs broken, and was otherwise injured, as was the engineer. The boat was worth about $2,500, and is a total wreck.
      Toronto Daily Globe
      Friday, July 30, 1875


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Reason: exploded boiler
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Date of Original:
1875
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Local identifier:
McN.W.20268
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.41947 Longitude: -83.95081
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Cygnet (Tug), exploded boiler, 25 Jul 1875