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J. S. Ruby (Propeller), U176233, fire, 9 Nov 1891


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Port Huron, Nov. 10. -- The small steam barge J. S. RUBY was totally destroyed by fire last night near Stag Island. The crew were saved. The RUBY is owned by Ruby & Flumer at Mt. Clements, is valued at $8,000, and fully insured.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      Tuesday, November 10, 1891
     
     
     
      The steamer J.S. RUBY, owned by Ruby & Flumer of Mt. Clemens and valued at $8,000 burned near Stag island, St. Clair river, Tuesday. She was fully insured.
      The Marine Review
      November 12, 1891



During 1891 five boats of the Huron District have gone out of commission. The OSCAR TOWNSEND, OSWEGATCHIE, J.S. RUBY, B.F. PERRIS AND TUG mildred.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Saturday, January 16, 1892
     
     
     
Steam screw J.S. RUBY. U. S. No. 176233. Of 128.88 tons gross; 88.93 tons net. Built Fair Haven, Mich., 1881. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 107.0 x 21.7 x 7.4
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891
     
     


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Reason: fire
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1891
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Local identifier:
McN.W.22194
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.882777 Longitude: -82.463888
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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J. S. Ruby (Propeller), U176233, fire, 9 Nov 1891