The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Crusader (Tug), disabled machinery, 1 Aug 1875


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The tug CRUSADER, bound from Chicago to Port Huron, was disabled off Little Point au Sable on Monday afternoon and was towed into Ludington by the tug SPORT. The strap holding the connecting rod to the cross head broke, resulting in a general smashing of the machinery and a loss it is estimated of from $6,000 to $10,000.
      Amherstburg Echo
      August 20, 1875
     
     
      A correspondant of the Detroit `Free Press' writes from Port Huron. Aug. 25. :- The Tug CRUSADER arrived this afternoon in tow of the tug PRINDVILLE. The reports of the condition of her machinery are badly exaggerated, as the cost of repairing it will not exceed $ 2,500 at the utmost. The CRUSADER will be towed direct to Cleveland, where the necessary orders for the broken portions of her machinery have proceeded her. It is ascertained that the frames
which support the cylinder were broken as well as the cylinder itself and various other portions of the engine.
      Toronto Daily Globe
      Thursday, August 26, 1875


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Reason: disabled machinery
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $$8,000
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1875
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Local identifier:
McN.W.21638
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Crusader (Tug), disabled machinery, 1 Aug 1875