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T. S. Faxton (Propeller), U145020, fire, 1 Sep 1901

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September. -- Steamer T. S. FAXTON destroyed by fire at Marine City.
      Wrecks on the great lakes
      Casualty List for 1901
      Marine Record
      January 11, 1901
Marine City, Mich., Dec. 3. - The burned steamer FAXTON was taken out of Bell River here and towed to Anderson's ship yard, where the boat will be rebuilt. The wreck was purchased yesterday by E. Recor of St. Clair. This with other work in sight will keep the marine City shipyards busy all winter.
      Duluth News-Tribune
      December 4, 1901
Work began on Tuesday on the construction of a new barge to be built for E.C. Recor by Alex Anderson at Marine City. The barge will be fitted out with the machinery of the ill-fated steamer FAXTON burned during the past season
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Friday December 6, 1901
Steam screw T.S. FAXTON. U. S. No. 145020. Of 153.99 tons gross; 91.68 tons net. Built Clayton, N.Y., 1874. Home port, Grand Haven, Mich. 120.0 x 23.5 x 8.8 Nominal horse power 100.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891

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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.71948 Longitude: -82.49213
William R. McNeil
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T. S. Faxton (Propeller), U145020, fire, 1 Sep 1901