Nelson (Tug), U4359, fire, 14 Oct 1876
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The tug NELSON burned at Chicago on Saturday. She was one of the smaller class and her injuries were so great that it was considered she was not worth repairing.
Port Huron Daily Times
Tuesday, October 17, 1876
DESTRUCTION OF THE TUG NELSON.
The tug NELSON, while lying at her dock at Chicago avenue bridge, took fire on Saturday evening and was so badly burned as not to be worth repairing. During the season she has sunk twice and has been the cause of considerable outlay to her owner, Capt. Charles Johnson.
The J. W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbood, Oct., 1876
Propeller Tug CHARLES NELSON, Of 8 tons. Built Buffalo by Wm. Allen in 1862. Owned by Johnson. Home port, Chicago. Value $1,000 Class B 2.
Association of Lake Underwriters
Propeller CHARLES NELSON. U. S. No. 4359. Of 17 tons gross. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1862. First Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. DISPOSITION:-- Abandoned 1866
Merchant Steam Vessels of the U. S. A.
The Lytle- Holdcamper List, 1790 to 1868
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Illinois, United States
- William R. McNeil
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