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Gem (Tug), fire, 22 Sep 1878


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About 9:45 Saturday night the steam tug GEM, lying near Presley's dry dock, was discovered to be on fire. An alarm was turned in from box 124 and the fire was soon under control, not, however, until the tug's entire upper works were burned, entailing a loss of about $500.
      Cleveland Herald
      Monday, September 23, 1878


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Reason: fire
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $500
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1878
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Local identifier:
McN.W.22578
Language of Item:
English
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.4995 Longitude: -81.69541
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Gem (Tug), fire, 22 Sep 1878