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S. S. Coe (Tug), U23450, fire, 21 Apr 1876


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The tug COE of Milwaukee while lying at her dock at Port Austin, Friday morning, caught fire and was damaged $3,000. She was scuttled and sunk but will be repaired.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Friday, April 21, 1876

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Port Austin, Mich., April 21. -- The tug COE, of Milwaukee, while lying at her dock this morning, caught fire and was damaged $13,000. She was scuttled and sunk; fully insured in Milwaukee.
      The J. W. Hall Great lakes Scrapbook, Apri,1876
     



      The tug S.S. COE has been raised and will be taken to Milwaukee.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Monday, May 1, 1876


Steam Screw S. S. COE. U. S. No. 23450. Of 31.45 tons gross; 15.73 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y,1868. Home port, Milwaukee, Wis. 66.0 x 15.0 x 6.0 of 197 Nominal horse power.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891


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Notes:
Reason: fire
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $13,000
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1876
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Local identifier:
McN.W.20288
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 44.04613 Longitude: -82.99411
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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S. S. Coe (Tug), U23450, fire, 21 Apr 1876