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Cleveland (Propeller), U4376, fire, 1 Jul 1880


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Bay City Tribune. -- One year ago last July the steambarge CLEVELAND was burned to the water's edge while on Saginaw Bay going below with a tow of lumber barges. She was purchased by Captain L. L. Slyfield, who took her to St. Clair and gave her an entire rebuild, after which she was brought to Bay City and placed in the Industrial Works Slip to have her engine and boiler overhauled. Her model and dimensions have not been changed, except that her hold has been deepened to twelve feet. She cost her owner $18,000.
      Cleveland Herald
      August 6, 1881
     
     
     
      Steam screw CLEVELAND. U. S. No. 4376. Built Cleveland, Ohio, 1860. Of 335 tons gross. 135.0 x 25.9 x 11.6. Burnt 1880 and rebuilt 1881. Dismantled 1900 and hull made into a barge which was towed by the steamer STEPHENSON which had the engines from the old CLEVELAND.
      Herman Runge List


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Reason: fire
Remarks: Rebuilt
Date of Original:
1880
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Local identifier:
McN.W.21678
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.75002 Longitude: -83.66664
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Cleveland (Propeller), U4376, fire, 1 Jul 1880