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Oswego (Tug), U19062, fire, 11 Oct 1891

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The tug OSWEGO, owned by S.B. Grummomd of Detroit, was burned opposite Walkerville on Sunday evening. The loss was $16,000, insurance $10,000.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Monday, October 12, 1891

Grummond's tug OSWEGO burned to the water's edge in the river at Detroit Saturday night. She was valued at $16,000 and insured for $10,000.
      The Marine Review
      October 15, 1891

OSWEGO, Propeller of 166 tons. U. S. Number 19062. Built Philadelphia Pa., 1857. Home port, Oswego. Burnt October 11, 1891 at Windsor, Ont. Detroit River. No livs lost.
      Merchant Steam Vessels of the U. S. 1790 - 1868
      Capt. Reid, the Bay City wrecker, has begun raising the old hulk OSWEGO, burned and sunk at the foot of Twenty-Fourth Street four years ago. He intends to rebuild and use her for log rafting.
      Milwaukee Library Scrapbook
      May 11, 1900

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Reason: fire
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.33143 Longitude: -83.04575
William R. McNeil
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Oswego (Tug), U19062, fire, 11 Oct 1891